Yonathan Dattner

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Speaker Organization: 
Luxmux Technology Corporation
ASTech Awards: 

,  Winner,  

2015 Startup
Area of Expertise: 
Start-Up/Entrepreneurship
Presentation Topics: 

Starting a Technology Start-up in Alberta
Silicon Nano-photonics, Technology and Application
How to Leverage Gov't Support from R&D to Commercialization

Short Bio: 

Throughout Yonathan's career, he has worked closed with academia, industrial partners and government to introduce new technologies into the market. As founder and President of Luxmux Technology Corporation, Yonathan has raised over $6 million in capital for the purpose of commercializing Luxmux's new spectrometer technology. He has negotiated and secured capital from private, industrial and multiple government sources such as Nonobridge, IRAP, SDTC, AITF and more.

During Yonthan's tenure at the Integrated Sensors, Intelligent Systems Lab (ISIS) at the University of Calgary, he has published a number of peer-reviewed journal papers and patents in the field of CMOS Image Sensors and Silicon nanophotonics. He received the Queen Elizabeth II Award and the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Award through the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada.

Yonathan Dattner received his B.Sc in Electical Engineering from Technion - Institute of Technology, his M.Sc at the University of Calgary and was an external student at the University of British Columbia's Microsystems and Nanotechnology Group. Yonathan is a professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Geographic Areas: 
Throughout Alberta
Speaker Location: 
Calgary , AB
Canada