Dr. Midya’s current research at RedWave is focused on the power conversion circuits to convert Terahertz energy to DC power. Pallab has 32 issued US patents, 12 patents pending, and 35 technical publications. He is the winner of Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award and the University of Illinois ECE Young Alumni Achievement Award. He has a Bachelor of Technology from IIT Kharagpur, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois.
Dr. Moddel directs the Quantum Engineering Laboratory at the University of Colorado, which investigates new energy technologies including optical rectennas. He has founded several high-tech start-up companies, was named the first CU Inventor of the Year in the Physical Sciences in 2002, and is a fellow of the Optical Society of America. He is an inventor for 30 issued U.S. patents and an author of over 200 technical publications. Dr. Moddel earned a BSEE degree from Stanford and MS and PhD degrees in Applied Physics from Harvard.
Dr. Park is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, a Fellow of Materials Science and Engineering Program and a Full Member of University of Colorado Cancer Center. Dr. Park’s research program encompasses theoretical modeling of light-matter interaction in the nanoscale, nanomaterial synthesis and nanofabrication and nanophotonic characterizations. Current research focuses on the development of scalable manufacturing techniques for optical metamaterials, plasmonic nanostructures for organic photovoltaic devices and nanophotonics technology for cancer detection and therapy. Dr. Park has published over 100 peer-reviewed technical articles and 4 invited book chapters and holds 4 U.S. patents. He was the recipient of Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Senior Fellowship in Cancer Nanotechnology Research from the NIH, and Dean’s faculty fellowship and the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award from the University of Colorado. Dr. Park received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Dr. Pinhero is a professor of chemical engineering and director of research for the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri. His passion is in conducting applied research that has impact on energy efficiency, the environment, and health science. His team is performing materials fabrication, characterization, and device testing for Redwave Energy. He has produced both patents and publications supporting these efforts. In addition, Dr. Pinhero’s other teams are helping find solutions of relevance to nuclear engineering, betavoltaics, waste stream reduction, and cancer treatments. Dr. Pinhero earned his PhD in Chemical Physics from the University of Notre Dame and completed a post doctorate work at Ames Laboratory.
Dr. Slafer is an industrial scientist with extensive background in developing nano and micro scale structures on flexible substrates. He is a co-founder of MicroContinuum, Inc., a company created to develop manufacturing technologies for these materials. Dr. Slafer was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2013 for “pioneering the development of nano-imprint and related roll-to-roll processes for use in optical and opto-electronic devices”. He has a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and over 50 patents and publications.
As Managing Director of Holland Consulting, LLC, Ms. Holland directs federal policy for RedWave Energy. Holland works with clients with whom she shares an alignment of mission and values in support of clean energy through commerce. She first came to know the technology behind RedWave in her former role as Senior Advisor for Commercialization in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Holland received her MBA in Finance and Strategy from Kellogg School of Management and her BA in History and Studies in the Environment from Yale.