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Markus Bauer's Background


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the Precision Engineering Center at N.C. State University.
    Dissertation: Designed and developed an ultrasonic piezoelectricmotor.

Diplom-Ingenieur in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Aachen, Germany
    Degree comparable to a Masters of Science in mechanical engineering with an     emphasis on design. Thesis project: Designed a computer-controlled robotic            manipulator arm to assist surgeons.

Work Experience

Systems Design Engineer, QED technologies, Rochester, NY

  • System design of the ASI (Aspheric Subaperature Stitching Interferometer).

  • Designed and developed the entire Variable Optical Null (VON) module for the new ASI system.

  • Project manager, system engineer and design engineer in the development of QED's next generation MRF polishing product.

Senior Mechanical Engineer
, Philips Applied Technologies, Houston, PA

  • Project manager, system engineer and senior design engineer of a multi-disciplinary team within the global setting of Philips Applied Technologies.

  • Involved in the development of precision mechatronics prototype devices such as a 6 DOF MagLev stage for semiconductor applications and a 5-axis system for a new laser-based optical treatment process.

Senior Mechanical Engineer
, Scynexis, Inc., Durham, N.C.

Project manager responsible for design, engineering, testing, process optimization and validation of automated systems related to aspects of component integration for life science instrumentation.

Post-doctoral Fellow, Precision Engineering Center at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.

Developed a user interface for a high-precision spherical 3-D surface profilometer.

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