Prof. Dr. Dieter Bimberg – Founder and Chief Excecutive Officer –

He was Excecutive Director of the Center of NanoPhotonics at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany and Chairman of the Board of the German Federal Government Nanotechnology Center of Competence - NanOp.

He has more than 40 years experience in compound semiconductor technologies and devices. His honors include the Russian State Prize in Science and Technology 2001, the Max-Born-Award and Medal 2006, the UNESCO Nanoscience Medal in 2012, his elections to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the Russian Academy of Sciences 2011, as Fellow to the American Physical Society in 2004 and to IEEE in 2009. He has authored more than 1400 papers, patents, and books. His research interests include the physics of nanostructures and photonic devices like high brightness lasers, quantum dot lasers and amplifiers, wide gap semiconductor heterostructures and ultrafast photonic devices.