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Chief Operating Officer

Physical Optics Corporation

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Physical Optics Corporation

1845 W 205TH ST

Torrance, California 90501

United States

Company Description

Physical Optics Corporation ( - Torrance, California), is a systems integrator of advanced technology serving the military, defense and security markets since it's founding in 1985. As a highly innovative women-owned small business, POC has gro ... more

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Shivaji University


polymer chemistry

Shivaji University

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Gajendra Savant, Ph.D.

Gajendra Savant, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Gajendra Savant, Chief Operating Officer, has over 20 years of experience applying materials technology to optical and optoelectronic device manufacturing. After completing his M.S. at Shivaji University, Kolhapur, and his Ph.D. at the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India (1979), Dr. Savant continued his research as a postdoctoral fellow in New Mexico and as a member of the technical staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA. Since joining POC in 1986, Dr. Savant has been instrumental in the company's technology development and business growth. He is the inventor of POC's submicron replication technology, a new class of polymer-based grafts and 3D optical memory. Dr. Savant successfully launched the company's diffuser production line, overseeing the development and mass production of high-brightness screens for laptops, personal digital assistants, and cell phones, and for lighting and instrumentation. He has outstanding expertise in translating technical concepts into prototypes and production in accordance with market needs, and is actively directing the transition of technology from Phase II to Phase III and volume production. Dr. Savant has been COO since 1996 and leads 6 technical divisions, including Avionics Products, Manufacturing, and Business Operations. He has published more than 75 papers in international and U.S. journals, and has 34 patents granted and 16 patent applications.

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Michael Gertsenshteyn, Gajendra Savant, and Tomasz Jannson
Gajendra Savant, Chief Operating Officer at Physical Optics Corporation, received his PhD in polymer chemistry from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He is involved in 3D stereoscopic displays, spatial light modulators, microlithography systems, multispectral imaging, and nondestructive evaluation systems. He invented a new class of polymer-based grafts for XUV holography. In addition, he has published nearly 100 papers in various international journals including over 60 in SPIE proceedings.


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