Dr. Claire Gmachl
Dr. Gmachl is the sitting head and professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton. She is well known in the scientific community for her work with quantum cascade lasers and was deemed as one of the “top 100 innovators in the world under 35” by the MIT technology review.
Mr. Seadrow is a PhD Candidate at the University of Delaware. He attended Princeton University for a post-baccalaureate program as an astrophysics student.
Dr. George Fischer
George Fischer currently works in laser development for the U.S. Army ARDEC. He is a founding member of Picatinny Armament Graduate School and has co-taught mathematics and probability courses there. He also worked at Bell Labs, where he characterized novel optical amplifier fibers and later developed all-optical switches for telecommunications at several start-ups. Dr. Fisher holds degrees from MIT and the University of Rochester, where his Ph.D. research was in nonlinear optics.
Denise Hersey joined Princeton University Library in 2017 as the Head of the Science Libraries. Denise holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Arts in American History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Master of Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University.
Dr. Walter Guttenfelder
Staff physicist working on nuclear fusion at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). Earned his PhD working on the Helically Symmetric Experiment (HSX) stellarator in the Electrical Engineering Department at the U. of Wisconsin-Madison. Before working on fusion, Dr. Guttenfelder worked in the Flame Diagnostics Laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Purdue University.
Dr. Albert Schwartz
Director Technical Team and Project Leader at Pfizer with expertise in the following: late stage process development (crystallization and isolation), kinetic and statistical process modeling, API manufacturing, 6 sigma black belt, technical transfer, Quality by Design (QbD), Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for API use.