Lightwave Logic CEO Dr. Michael Lebby Voted Winner of the "PIC Entrepreneur and Business Leader" Award at the PIC International Conference in Brussels, Belgium

Dr. Lebby was voted winner of the PIC Entrepreneur and Business Leader as part of the PIC industry awards at the PIC International Conference

Englewood, Colorado, April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG), a technology company focused on the development of Next Generation Photonic Devices and Non-Linear Optical Polymer Materials Systems for applications in high-speed fiber-optic data communications and telecommunications, announced today that CEO, Dr. Michael Lebby has been voted winner of the PIC Entrepreneur and Business Leader Award at the PIC International Conference in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday April 10, 2018.  The award precedes Dr. Lebby’s invited talk on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the conference.

As noted by the PIC International Conference and PIC Magazine, the PIC Industry awards have been created by the PIC International Conference to: ‘recognize and highlight key industry achievements in the advancement of photonic integration through platform development, manufacturing, design, packaging and device characterization.  PIC International magazine is proud to host its 2nd PIC Awards program.  With nominations and voting taking place online and presentations made at the PIC International 2018 networking dinner on the evening of April 10th in Brussels, the awards put the spotlight on innovation.  The awards program is dedicated to celebrating leading-lights in the industry.’

Dr. Lebby’s award is in the PIC Entrepreneur and Business Leader category, where the individual award is voted for candidates who achieve the following criteria: “Leader for PIC-based technologies and driving new frontiers with start-up companies or internal technological programs within large corporations.”

Dr. Lebby noted:  This is a proud moment for both Lightwave Logic, and the integrated photonics technology that I have promoted, nurtured, developed, and manufactured over my career both leading programs inside large corporations as well as an entrepreneur scaling PIC technology in start-up and SME (small, and medium-sized enterprise) companies.  I have technically engaged with III-V compound semiconductor technologies such as GaAs and InP and III-N technologies such as GaN/InGaN, as well as Silicon Photonics which include SiGe, and Dielectric Photonics. More recently, with Lightwave Logic’s electro-optic polymer PIC platform in the Polymer Photonics field. 

I would like to thank those who voted for me, as well as those with whom I have collaborated over the years to allow me to win this prestigious award at the world’s largest and most prestigious PIC conference globally.

Dr. Lebby added, “I hope through this award that it stimulates other PIC technologists to drive new and innovative PIC programs both in large corporations, SMEs, and start-ups into successful businesses.  As I will indicate in tomorrow’s invited talk, Lightwave Logic’s advancement in polymer-based PICs: PICs are Here to Stay – They are a game changer for the photonics community.”  

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