Chunyi Liu, Ph.D is VP of Product Engineering at Applied Spectra and leads the company’s product development and manufacturing efforts. He has managed projects for making prototype sensors in different form factors, as well as identification algorithm development and other research projects. Dr. Liu was an R&D Engineer for Advanced Thermal Technology and served as a Visiting Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He has over 10 publications in journals including Analytical Chemistry and the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. Dr. Liu received his B.S. and M.S. from National Taiwan University and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, all in Mechanical Engineering.