Professor, Inventor and Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education and startup industry. Strong education, professional skills in Compound Semiconductor(GaN,GaAs,InP, AlGaInP, ZnO) Research and Development (R&D), Semiconductors, Materials Science, and Physics of LEDs, Lasers, RF and Power Transistors. Over 190 issued U.S patents and 1160 peer reviewed publications in materials science and engineering. Member of the National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of National Academy of Inventors, and IEEE. Supervised over 50 PhD graduates, and co-founded 4 companies in the photonics and electronics fields.