Dr. William Dress, PhD
William Dress, PhD, has been Lightfleet’s Senior Fellow since August 2005. Dr. Dress co-invented Lightfleet’s core system design and leads Lightfleet’s technical resources, Intellectual Property and technology development. Immediately prior to joining Lightfleet, he was Director of Strategic Development for Xyron Corporation which he joined in November 2001. Dr. Dress received a doctorate in Nuclear Physics in 1968 from Harvard University and has over 35 years of experience in physics and engineering. He worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the Physics Division from 1967 to 1981 in the areas of experimental nuclear and atomic physics, instrument design, and mathematical modeling. From 1981 to 2001 he was a senior development engineer and scientist in the Instrumentation and Controls Division, where he worked on sensor development, computer control of instrumentation, advanced methods of signal processing, mathematical modeling, and quantum optics. Dr. Dress has authored or co-authored over 60 scientific papers, and currently holds more than 15 U.S. patents.