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November 6, 2013

Wasatch Photonics hires director of product management and marketing

Nishant Mohan

Nishant Mohan
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., LOGAN, Utah, DURHAM, N.C. - Nishant Mohan, Ph.D., has joined Wasatch Photonics Inc. as its director of product management and marketing.

Mohan will develop and commercialize the next generation of the company's optical coherence tomography spectrometers and systems. He previously had been in research and development at Bausch + Lomb in Rochester, N.Y.

Mike Sullivan, general manager of Wasatch Photonics, said Mohan has more than a decade of experience with optical coherence tomography.

"Nishant played a pioneering role in employing the technology for novel applications ranging from blood flow estimation to contact lens imaging. His experience in academia and industry gives him an overarching perspective on this market," he said. "Nishant's technical and managerial expertise will help our company accelerate its product line."

Mohan said joining Wasatch Photonics will allow him to work on all aspects of his background in optical coherence tomography.

"This opportunity was a perfect fit for my vision of creating new applications for optical coherence tomography," he said. "I am impressed by the technical expertise and managerial vision at the company. I believe the company is perfectly positioned to provide stable, yet flexible solutions that customers in various industries have been wanting for a while."

About Wasatch Photonics Inc.

Founded in 2002, Wasatch Photonics Inc. designs, manufactures and markets high-performance Raman spectrometers, Optical Coherence Tomography systems, enhanced holographic optics for optical networking, spectroscopy, test and measurement, and medical imaging applications. Their high-performance Volume Holographic Optic Elements and gratings are used in a diverse set of industries, including those in the defense and security, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical, energy, education, computer, and electronics markets. Their products are based on proprietary holographic recording media and Dickson grating technologies.

About Purdue Research Park

The Purdue Research Park, with four locations across Indiana, has the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country. The park network is home to about 240 companies that employ about 4,500 people and are located in West Lafayette, Indianapolis, Merrillville and New Albany.

Purdue Research Park contact: Steve Martin, 765-588-3342, sgmartin@prf.org

Source: Mike Sullivan, 919-544-7785, msullivan@wasatchphotonics.com