Dr. Ersen received his Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from University of California, San Diego. After working as a research scientist at Bellcore and University of California, Los Angeles, he co-founded a microdisplay company with an MIT professor and served as its President. The Company was acquired by a Japanese manufacturer in its fourth year of operations. After the acquisition, he served as Company’s CTO and helped transition the technology into production. Later, Dr. Ersen joined an MIT solar start-up where he made significant contributions to the development of silicon solar cells using a unique manufacturing technique. Before joining Mobius, Dr. Ersen consulted at a biomedical start-up where he developed processes and methods for early detection of bacterial infection.