Our People


Eugene Y. Chan MD,

Chief Executive Officer and Head Scientist.

Does some business and science.  Also our head chef for office parties.



Metka Shooteech,

Office Administrator.

Background in accounting and office management. Keeps things running for us.

CandiceCandice Bae,

Scientist I.

Fabricates the best nanostrips. When not synthesizing particles, is taking care of Nana and is a dog lover.

SamuelSamuel Bearg,

Special Projects Scientist.

Our goto instrument guy.


PhippsWilliam Phipps,

R&D Specialist.

Our parabonaut and our optical block expert. Ask him to show you videos of him in a flight suit.

AndyAndy Bell,

Assay Specialist.

Experienced assay developer. Lives far away from the city where there are lots of trees and bears.

DexterDexter Eames,

Electrical Engineer.

Expert electrical engineer who has done it all. Can speak some basic Korean. Be sure to ask him his favorite words.

ChunggyChung Han,

Instrumentation Specialist.

Our resident laser jockey.


MadelineMadeline Lee,

Assay Specialist.

Biologist skilled in wielding a pipette and then some more. Do not miss one of her baked chestnuts snacks.

BillBill Bauer,


Very experienced engineer who can code like there is no tomorrow, from the Bay area.

MarcusMarcus Atkin,

Industrial Designer.

From across the pond, bringing exquisite consumer experiences to you with project backgrounds from Dyson, Siemens, and Nestle.

ChrisChris Aiston,

Product Engineer and Industrial Design.

Skilled designer with deep Solidworks skills and getting a lot of products to the market.

KevinKevin McKenna,

Software Engineer.

Stalwart coder who holds the fort down.

LillianLillian Li,

Business Development Associate.

Brings a philosophical bent to science and business.


The Best Dog.

White fluffy Maltese dog, helps the team do experiments; as moral support, not as research subject.