Dr. Robert Karlicek
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
In addition to directing LESA, Dr. Karlicek is a professor of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering at RPI. Before RPI he spent over 30 years in industrial research and R&D management positions related to optoelectronics, telecommunications and lighting systems with corporations including AT&T Bell Labs and General Electric. He obtained his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and has over 56 peer reviewed technical papers and 48 U.S. patents.