I have worked in the field of high technology materials since beginning my career with work on solar cells at Chevron Research Center in the 1980s. Working at the intersection of process and hardware development, I have contributed to R&D and production in solar cells, night vision, hard disk memory, plasma and LCD displays, and more. My career has taken me from hands-on solar cell fabrication to machine designer to CTO of two publicly held companies.
At Wave-X, we are currently extending the applications of microwave technology to serve the cannabis industry. Well-known as a source for uniform heating, we are developing processes and hardware to apply microwaves to form plasmas, to drive chemical reactions, to create diamonds from gases, and more. In the past two years, we have been developing the application of microwaves in drying, decarboxylation, extraction, and pasteurization of plant materials.