Matthew Laudon, Ph.D.
Nanotech Technical Program Co-Chair
NSTI Co-Founder and Executive Director
Dr. Matthew Laudon is Co-founder and Executive Director of the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) in Cambridge, MA, managing the NSTI's technology and information consulting services. He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison working in the Wisconsin Center for Nanotechnology and Synchrotron Radiation Center and has subsequently worked at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), Motorola jointly at Los Alamos National Laboratories and numerous Boston area start-ups in micro and nanotechnologies. He has worked as an engineer, scientist and business developer in smalltechnologies for the last 13 years with over 30 technical publications. He is Chair and Co-creator of the Nanotechnology Conference and Tradeshow (Nanotech 98-04).
Bart Romanowicz, Sc.D.
Nanotech Technical Program Co-Chair
NSTI Co-Founder and Executive Director, Technology Development
Dr. Bart Romanowicz is Co-founder of the Nano Science and Technology Institute and is presently serving as the Executive Director of Microtechnologies for the Nano Science and Technology Institute in Cambridge, MA. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, working in the Microsystems Institute. Dr. Romanowicz was a visiting scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Microsystems Technology Laboratories, after which, he joined the Microsystems firm Coventor working in MEMS design and consulting services as well as partner relationships. From 2000, he was MEMS team lead with the Boston based Axiowave Networks, Inc. From 2002 to 2004, he was with CFD Research Corporation. Dr. Romanowicz has over 30 technical publications primarily in microsystem design, is the author of Methodology for the Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Kluwer (1998), is the co-founder of the Nanotech International Conference and Trade Show and is Managing Editor or Editor in Chief of two journals and two annuals in micro and nano technologies.
Ms. Wenning is Co-founder of the Nano Science and Technology Institute and has served as Operations Manager for all NSTI events since 1997. Ms. Wenning is currently the Operations Department Head with the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute and executive staff member with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Biology & Biotechnology Research Program.
Mr. Dolye is a senior business manager with 21 years of experience in launching print and online publications and communities as well as tradeshows and conferences in the high tech field. With several years of work with associations and for-profit businesses, Mr. Doyle has served as Vice President and General Manager of the IT Group for 365media, Director of Business Development and Publisher for Interex, Executive Publisher at Cahners Publishing Company, Director of the Solution Provider Institute and held various other publishing, trade show management and business development and sales management positions. Doyle has research, developed, launched and managed the following businesses: xSP World, Reseller Management magazine, Datamation magazine, Scientific Computing & Instrumentation magazine and datamation.com, HP World, ERP News, Scientific Computing Conference & Expo, ASP Channel Conference, ERP World and Industrial Data Acquisition & Control. His career had him developing business relationships with such major vendors as: Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Perkin-Elmer, Baan, IBM, Beckman Instruments and Sun Microsystems resulting in contracts for custom publishing, web portal creation, advertising and event launches.
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