DirectPhotonics names Dr. Stefan Heinemann as CTO

Sept. 25, 2012
Berlin, Germany--Direct-diode laser solutions provider DirectPhotonics has appointed Dr. Stefan Heinemann as CTO, a role in which he will lead ongoing development and advancement of the company's patented, ultra-high-brightness direct-diode laser technology platform.

Berlin, Germany--Direct-diode laser solutions provider DirectPhotonics has appointed Dr. Stefan Heinemann as CTO, a role in which he will lead ongoing development and advancement of the company's patented, ultra-high-brightness direct-diode laser technology platform.

Dr. Heinemann brings to the company more than 20 years of engineering and R&D experience, including more than 14 years as director of the Fraunhofer USA Center for Laser Technology (CLT; Plymouth, MI). There, he led laser development programs for new, cost-effective production technologies and established a cooperation program between Fraunhofer CLT and the University of Michigan in the field of clean transportation, including research on high-energy batteries and their manufacturing and advanced super-capacitors.

Prior to joining DirectPhotonics and Fraunhofer USA – CLT, Dr. Heinemann held numerous senior engineering and R&D management positions. He holds 50 patents and has more than 150 published works.

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