Laser Focus World 2021 Rising Stars Awards: Saleh Masoodian

Aug. 3, 2021
In this sixth showcase, we highlight Saleh Masoodian, co-founder and CEO of Gigajot Technology.

Saleh Masoodian is co-founder and CEO of Gigajot Technology, a spinoff from Dartmouth College that commercializes innovating imaging technology. Among his accomplishments is the quanta image sensor (QIS), a third generation of solid-state image sensor that he co-invented, which provides excellent low-light imaging performance and high dynamic range. The sensor includes novel and unprecedented features for professionals and consumers.

He is the inventor of several patents and has published more than 20 technical articles. Additionally, Saleh has secured funding through investments, government contracts, and grants from NASA, NSF, and DOE. He also assisted with the development of QIS products.


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Justine Murphy | Senior Editor

Justine Murphy is a multiple award-winning writer and editor with more 20 years of experience in newspaper publishing as well as public relations, marketing, and communications. For nearly 10 years, she has covered all facets of the optics and photonics industry as an editor, writer, web news anchor, and podcast host for an internationally reaching magazine publishing company. Her work has earned accolades from the New England Press Association as well as the SIIA/Jesse H. Neal Awards. She received a B.A. from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

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