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Barbara A. Paldus

OSA Awards & Distinctions



Barbara A Paldus earned her B.S. in Math and Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1993. She then earned her Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Stanford University in 1998. That year, she founded Picarro, where she eventually served as CTO. She was then CEO of Finesse Solutions from 2005 to 2017. She is now founder and CEO of Codex Beauty. Paldus has been awarded more than 30 U.S. patents and numerous honors for achievements in science, including OSA’s Adolph Lomb Medals.



Document Created: 1 May 2020
Last Updated: 1 May 2020