Physical Optics Corporation, Research Scientist
Dr. Bell received his Ph.D. in integrated optical waveguides and his B.Sc. in electronic and electrical engineering, both from Glasgow University, Scotland, U.K. He has over 20 years’ industrial engineering experience in integrated optical circuits and surface-mount electronics. In 2001 Dr. Bell founded and managed Nyx Illuminated Clothing, a wearable technology firm in Long Beach, CA, where wearable ECG devices were developed under NASA funding for potential use with astronauts. In 2010 Dr. Bell joined POC to design next-generation miniaturized optoelectronic physiological sensors. A citizen of the United Kingdom, Dr. Bell is a permanent resident of the United States and is a member of the IEEE 11073 committee for medical/health device communication standards.