Kimberly D.C. Trapp, Optoelectronics Industry Expert, Joins Lumera Board of Directors
BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lumera Corporation (NASDAQ:LMRA), a leader in the emerging field of nanotechnology, announced today that Kimberly D.C. Trapp has joined its Board of Directors.
“I am personally delighted to welcome Kim to our Board. During the twenty years that I’ve known her, she has always demonstrated a keen understanding of the electro-optics industry and I look forward to her suggestions and contributions to our EO business unit”
Since 2003, Ms. Trapp has been Industry Liaison Officer of Lehigh University’s Center of Optical Technologies, a multi-institutional initiative with a charter to advance research and applications of optical and optoelectronic technologies that drive growth and diversity in the industry.
Ms. Trapp has 23 years of optoelectronics industry experience. Before joining Lehigh University in 2003, she served as the Marketing Operations Director at Agere Systems. Her previous experience at AT&T Bell Labs included responsibility for the technology development and product management of the 10 Gb/s lithium niobate modulator product portfolio. In 1998, she assumed profit and loss responsibility for Lucent Technologies’ optoelectronics telecommunications product portfolio.
“I am personally delighted to welcome Kim to our Board. During the twenty years that I’ve known her, she has always demonstrated a keen understanding of the electro-optics industry and I look forward to her suggestions and contributions to our EO business unit,” said Tom Mino, Lumera’s Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Trapp received her Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Chemistry in 1980 and her Master’s Degree in Inorganic Chemistry from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1984. In 1993, she completed an AT&T sponsored MBA program. Ms. Trapp has authored more than 30 technical papers and journal publications as well as 20 conference presentations and is a frequent speaker on optics research and optoelectronic technologies and products.
Lumera is a leader in the emerging field of nanotechnology. The company designs proprietary molecular structures and polymer compounds for the bioscience and communications/computing industries, both of which represent large market opportunities. The company also has developed proprietary processes for fabricating such devices. For more information, please visit www.lumera.com.
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