Edmund Optics introduces new Senior Vice President of Technology and Development
Dr. Ekaterina Golovchenko will will be responsible for R&D and Engineering groups
In Katya’s new role, she will be responsible for expanding and enhancing Edmund Optics’ Research & Development and Engineering groups. She will work to ensure the company’s technical resources and developments are well synchronized with product and manufacturing roadmaps to speed up innovational efforts. Katya will also chair an internal Technology and Advisory Committee, a team that prioritizes and oversees Edmund Optics’ technology development activities.
Katya is well-equipped to take on the challenges of an expanding optics industry. She received her Ph.D. in Physics from the Russian Academy of Sciences and was an Assistant Research Professor at the University of Maryland. She has had an impressive career at AT&T Bell Labs, IPG Photonics, and most recently at Lumentum. Katya also serves as the Director at Large for Optica (formerly the Optical Society of America).