Michael Stewart, Ph.D.
Applied Ventures, LLC
Michael Stewart joined Applied Ventures in 2015 after working for more than 12 years in advanced technology development at Applied Materials and Intel. Michael’s most recent investment was with portfolio company Electroninks where he serves as a board observer.
Prior to joining Applied Ventures, Dr. Stewart was co-founder of JUSE LLC, a consumer electronics focused startup, and the inventor of the low cost CRAFT Cell for silicon photovoltaics. He has developed high volume manufacturing products for crystalline Si solar and semiconductor device fabrication. He is an expert in silicon materials science, surface chemistry, and post-CMOS electronics, as well as chemicals and materials for electronics and biotechnology applications.
Dr Stewart holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School of Business), and is an inventor on over 40 US and world patent applications.