Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Aculight Promotes Robert Afzal, Hires CFO
Nov 2007
Aculight-Afzal-DeBoise.jpgLaser maker Aculight Corp. of Bothell, Wash., announced this week that Robert Afzal, PhD, formerly director of technology development, has been promoted to vice president of research and development. Prior to joining Aculight a year ago, Afzal was vice president of research and development for Spectra Systems Corp. Previously, he held several positions within NASA, including scientist at the Goddard Space Flight Center, director of the Space Lidar Technology Center and chief scientist for Geoscience Laser Altimeter System laser transmitters. Afzal has been awarded/filed patents on seven optical technologies and methods. He has been published in over 20 peer-reviewed journals and presented at over 25 conferences. He holds a PhD in physics from Brown University and a BS in physics from Trinity College. "Rob's experience at developing laser products for the harshest environments combined with his ability to develop teams that provide innovative solutions to our customers' most difficult needs will be critical to Aculight's growth," said Aculight President and CEO Don Rich. The company also announced that it has hired Cheryl DeBoise as CFO. DeBoise joins Aculight from Plymouth Housing Group, where she was responsible for finance, human resources, administration and information technology for the company and 11 related entities. Before that, she was an auditor for Watson & McDonell PLLC and also held positions as a director of finance and regional business manager.

Pertaining to optics and the phenomena of light.
The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
AculightBiophotonicsCFOCheryl DeBoiseDon RichEmploymentfiber opticsGeoscience Laser Altimeter SystemnanoNASANews Briefsopticaloptical technologiesphotonicsPhotonics Tech BriefsResearch & Technologyresearch and developmentRobert AzalSpace Lidar Technology CenterSpectra Systemslasers

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.