Principal Investigators

Philip Measor, PhD

Dr. Philip Measor is an Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics at Whitworth Universityand founded the Microdevices Lab. He has authored or coauthored over 45 publications in the field of applied optics and inventor or coinventor of eight patents in the fields of applied optics, semiconductor process control and 3D printing.


Assistant Professor of Engineering & Physics
Whitworth University, 2018 - present

Research Scientist
KLA Corporation, 2015 - 2018

Applications Development Engineer
KLA Corporation, 2013 - 2015

LiquiLume Diagnostics Inc., 2010 - 2014

Principal Investigator
LiquiLume Diagnostics Inc., 2012 - 2014

Principal Scientist
LiquiLume Diagnostics Inc., 2012 - 2013

Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California Santa Cruz, 2010 - 2011
Applied Optics Group

Graduate Researcher
University of California Santa Cruz, 2004 - 2010
Applied Optics Group

Undergraduate Researcher
University of California Santa Cruz, 2003 - 2004
Applied Optics Group


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010
Thesis: Optofluidic devices for on-chip optical filtering, sensing and manipulation

B.S. in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude)
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2004
Thesis: Intersubband transitions in II-VI semiconductors and quantum dots

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