SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 — Optical thin-film filter coating developer Deposition Sciences Inc. has announced the appointment of James Giacobazzi as its new president. Giacobazzi brings more than 15 years of executive management experience in advanced technology companies. He was previously the division president at L-3 Communications and general manager at LumaSense Technologies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Denver University. He also studied international trade at the University of California, Los Angeles, and high tech business strategy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. Deposition Sciences produced optical thin-film filter coatings, ranging from UV through VIS, including near-infrared, midwave infrared and longwave-infrared.