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Philip J. Wyatt, PhD

 
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Philip J. Wyatt, PhD is the founder and chief executive officer of Wyatt Technology, a company that develops specialized instrumentation used by the biotech and petrochemical industries. In his youth, Philip was nominated by the National Academy of Sciences as one of 15 finalists for the United States’ first Scientist-Astronaut Selection Program. (He remained on Earth!) In 2003, he was named Graduate of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences at Florida State University. He is the American Physical Society’s 2009 recipient of the Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics.

In addition, Philip is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Optical Society, and the American Physical Society. From 2012-2013, he was the chair of the American Physical Society’s Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics. Today he serves as vice chair of the APS Group on Instrument and Measurement Science.

The author of more than 70 publications, Philip has co-authored or contributed to 11 books. He has had over 30 domestic patents issued relating to laser light scattering and other technologies and over 60 derived foreign patents and new filings. He is a Registered Agent before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Philip received his undergraduate education in liberal arts, physics, and mathematics at the University of Chicago, and Christ’s College, Cambridge. He received a master’s degree from the University of Illinois and a doctorate degree from Florida State University.

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