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Isorg Appoints Dieter May CEO: People in the News: 05/04/22

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn., May 4, 2022 — MicroCare, a manufacturer of chemicals and tools for critical cleaning, hired Marufur Rahim as technical director to oversee the company’s laboratory, research and development, and quality teams. Rahim has more than 20 years of experience in technical direction and management. Prior to MicroCare he held director and manager positions at Chemence, Dymax, and Selena.  

LIMOGES, France — Isorg, a developer of organic photodetectors and large-area image sensors, appointed Dieter May CEO. May takes over from Isorg founder Jean-Yves Gomez, who has led the company since its creation in 2010. Gomez will now serve as chief innovation officer. May joins Isorg from Osram Opto Semiconductors where he was chairman of the board and CEO for three years.
Dieter May. Courtesy of Isorg.
Dieter May. Courtesy of Isorg. 

BONN, Germany — Research teams from the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics were awarded Helmholtz Prizes in the categories of Precision Measurements in Fundamental Research and Precision Measurement in Applied Metrology, respectively. The awardees from Heinrich Heine University were Soroosh Alighanbari, Gouri Shankar Giri, Ivan Kortunov, Magnus Roman Schenkel, and Stephan Schiller for their paper titled “Proton-electron mass ratio by high-resolution optical spectroscopy of ion ensembles in the resolved-carrier regime,” published in Nature Physics. Awardees from the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics were Nathalie Picqué and Edoardo Vicentini for their paper titled “Dual-comb hyperspectral digital holography,” published in Nature Photonics.


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Next-generation sensing and perception system developer Aeva appointed Barrs Lang vice president of global sales. Lang will lead sales and accelerate go-to-market strategy for the company’s next-generation FMCW 4D lidar sensors. Aeva also opened its first office in China to broaden its reach and deepen customer relationships across the Asia-Pacific region. Lang previously served as vice president of sales for the Americas at Ouster, and as director of sales at Finisar Corp.
Barrs Lang. Courtesy of Aeva.
Barrs Lang. Courtesy of Aeva. 

MILWAUKEE — The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) elected Mark Abshire, Shannon VanDeren, and Jason Dickman to its board of directors. They will serve as president, vice president, and director of membership, respectively. The appointees have been actively involved in AMUG and the AMUG Conference for several years, and each has received AMUG’s DINO Award in recognition of service to AMUG, its members, and the additive manufacturing community.

Published: May 2022
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