Jed is our Vice-President and Director of R&D and is intensively involved in research and product development in UHV and advanced materials. He is the co-inventor of the bimetallic flange used on numerous synchrotrons and in semiconductor manufacturing and is leading the development of a novel nano-particle coating technology capable of coating a wide variety of metals. He holds several patents in UHV technology. Additionally, Jed has headed many complex and large scale projects at Atlas Technologies including the completion of BICEP ll as well as a 40′ long fully automated steel and aluminum hypobaric warehouse system. Jed is the active father of three, growing young men and spends his free time with them boating, skiing, and tinkering.