Special Seminar - Raj Chhibber, CEO BrighTex Bio-Photonics, Thursday Nov. 18, 4:15PM, Hewlett 102

Gary Shambat gshambat at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 16:57:38 PST 2010

*Special guest lecture presented by the Stanford Optical Society*

*Skin Metrology*

*Raj Chhibber*

CEO BrighTex Bio-Photonics LLC, USA

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 4:15 PM, Hewlett 102 (Refreshments at 4 PM)

Skin metrology for clinical research with optics and image processing is a
new and emerging field for diagnostic studies of a patient’s skin health.
The quantification of skin analysis is important for accurately measuring
skin conditions such as UV damage for early cancer detection, skin topology
for aging, and sebum distribution for acne. We have built an instrument
which can give a patient a customized report of his skin health based on a
few quick pictures of the face. Analysis of the data can very readily
provide information about a person’s susceptibility to sun damage or
melanoma scoring among other things and return instant feedback to help
patients take preventative measures. The cosmetic industry is a $10 billion
a year industry in America alone. Carrying out product studies for efficacy
and safety by independent research laboratories with our technology can help
verify treatment options and formulate customized cosmetics for skin health.

*About the speaker:*

Raj Chhibber, CEO, BrighTex Bio-Photonics LLC, San Jose, California, US has
25 years of experience working in the Silicon Valley area developing
metrology equipment for the semiconductor industry. He has held senior
management positions including engineering, research, and development at
Nanometrics, Phase-Metrics, Therma-Wave, Micro Lithography, Eastman Kodak.
He is the founder of many start-up companies in the semiconductor metrology
technology sector In 2002, he founded RCA Metrology, where he served as CEO
until 2003. Soon afterward, he became the CTO of TwinStar Sys. Inc. And in
2004, he founded BrighTex Bio-Photonics (BTBP) and is currently serving as
its CEO. BTBP is the leader in skin diagnostics for the cosmetic industry,
providing metrology for early cancer detection and skin aging conditions.
Raj earned a BSc and MS in Applied Physics from University of Essex, UK. He
also received a Diploma in applied Physics from the Institute of Physics,

Gary Shambat
Stanford University Electrical Engineering
gshambat at gmail.com
(703) 926-5655
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