Core Team

 
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Akram Boukai, PhD
CEO and Co-founder

Akram obtained his PhD in Chemistry from Caltech, where he was the co-discoverer of high performance silicon thermoelectrics. He then joined the faculty in the Materials Science Department at the University of Michigan as Assistant Professor. There his group made a breakthrough in the manufacture of silicon thermoelectrics that led to the founding of Matrix Industries.

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Douglas Tham, PhD
CTO and Co-founder

Douglas is a chemist and materials scientist with extensive experience in advanced characterization techniques and nanofabrication processes. Douglas has published work on photovoltaics and thermoelectrics. He has an MS in Materials Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Chemistry from Caltech.

 
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Bal Singh
VP Manufacturing and Supply Chain

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Haifan Liang, PhD
VP Technology

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Anne Ruminski, PhD
Senior Engineer

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Arjun Mendiratta, PhD
Senior Engineer

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Nicole Cifani
Director Consumer Marketing

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Martin Tran
Senior Process Engineer

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Hien Nguyen
Engineer