Dr. Reed A. Shick received his Ph.D. from the University Of Michigan in Physical Chemistry in 1990. Prior to that he had worked at KMS fusion designing and building lasers, parametric oscillators and other optical devices. Dr. Shick had a 20 year career at the Dow Chemical Company including many roles in research, technical service and new business development. Dr. Shick’s projects included building long life solid state dye lasers and luminescent solar concentrators where he learned to protect organic dyes from photo bleaching. Dr. Shick is also a world class expert in formulary science and intellectual capital practices. He has 19 patents and patent applications covering a diverse range of technology.