Sr. Director, Commercial Products Business Unit, Excelitas Technologies
Chairman, Technology Advisory Council, Photon Control;
Yuri Sikorski recently joined Excelitas Techonogies (formerly REO) in Boulder CO as Sr. Director, Commercial Products Business Unit. Yuri will continue supporting Photon Control as a Chairman of the Technology Advisory Council. He previously led the Engineering Team at Photon Control Inc. as SVP Engineering. Before that Yuri led Engineering R&D at Integrated Solutions Business, MKS Instruments. Prior to MKS Instruments acquisition of Newport Corporation Yuri led Optical Engineering and Optical Metrology at Integrated Solutions Business of Newport. Previous roles include Optical Engineering Manager at Life Sciences Division of Beckman Coulter, Director of Integrated Optics and Optical Sensors Laboratory, Director of Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory, and tenured Associate Professor of Applied Physics and Photonics at Kettering University, and multiple engineering positions in Photonics industry. His primary areas of expertise are strategy development, technical management, technology development, and development of Optical/Photonic devices and systems. Results of his research were published in research journals and presented at multiple conferences. His research work at Kettering University was funded by Missile Defense Agency (MDA), NIST, General Dynamics, McLarren Research Institute, METSS Corporation and U.S. Army. Yuri received multiple Outstanding Research and Teaching Awards for his work at Kettering University. Yuri currently serves as Vice Chair of OSA Optics Fabrication and Testing Group, member of Industrial Advisory Board of Engineering Research Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Science & Technology (EUV ERC), member of Industrial Advisory Board of Irvine Valley College, and a member of the Editorial Board of Scientific Journals International.