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Dan Edward Andersen

Dan Edward Andersen, American physicist, entrepreneur. Achievements include patents for medical devices and opto electronics. Fellow: American Society Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Background

  • Andersen, Dan Edward was born on November 6, 1967 in San Francisco, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Arizona, 1991.

    Career

    • Senior engineer Coherent, Inc., Palo Alto, California, 1991—1994. Co-founder Westland Optical Works, Los Altos, 1994—1995. Staff engineer Coherent, Inc., Palo Alto, 1995—1997.

      Co-founder Sciton, Inc., 1997—1998. Research director Coherent, Inc., Santa Clara, 1998—2003. Principal, founder OptiMedica Corporation, since 2004.

      Advisor University Texas, Austin, Texas.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for medical devices and opto electronics.

    Works

    • Contributor scientific papers.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Society Laser Medicine and Surgery.

    Connections

    • Son of Dan E and Carolyn J Andersen. Married Elizabeth Lawrence, June 13, 1998. Children: Christian Edwards, Sigrid Grace, Leah Eldredge.
    • father: Dan Andersen
    • spouse: Elizabeth Lawrence
    • children: Christian Edwards Andersen
    • Sigrid Grace Andersen
    • Leah Eldredge Andersen
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    Born November 6, 1967
    (age 50)
    • 1991
      University Arizona
    • 1991 - 1994
      Senior, engineer Coherent
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1994 - 1995
      co-founder Westland Optical Works
      Los Altos, California, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      staff engineer, Coherent
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      co-founder Sciton
    • 1998 - 2003
      research director, Coherent
      Santa Clara, California, United States
    • 2004
      principal