Dr. Sjoerd Hoogland is QD Solar’s CTO and a co-founder. Sjoerd holds a Ph.D. in Laser Physics from the University of Southampton. He has over 15 years of experience in the development of solution-processed optoelectronic applications. For two years he was the Manager R&D at InVisage Technologies Inc., where he led a team of scientists and engineers to develop image sensors based on solution-processed quantum dots. He has 10 years of experience in business development in the Sargent group at the University of Toronto, where he has raised over $20 million of government and industrial support for the development of new optoelectronic applications with nanomaterials.