Board Member


Bob McRuer, Ph.D.

CTO and Board Member


25+ years of instrumentation design, optics/electro optics, and project management experience. Dr. McRuer’s product development experience includes detection and measurement systems for life science and medical products, fluorescence microscopy, SPR, image analysis, thermal control, microfluidics, electrowetting, laser scanning and liquid crystals. He has expertise in plastic optics manufacturing, optomechanical design, diffractive/micro optics, illumination, microdisplays, thin film development, and metrology. Previous positions include Chief Technical Officer at Stratos Product Development, Senior Optical Engineer at Virtual IO, Senior Optical Engineer at iOptics, and Researcher at Schlumberger Wireline. Dr. McRuer is an inventor on 14 issued US patents. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford.

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