An industry expert with more than 30 years of experience, over 25 scientific and technical papers and presentations, and more than 15 patents authored, award-winning material scientist and technologist Dr. Elmira Ryabova is the technical and business mastermind behind Advenira and its breakthrough SDN® technology.
As President, CTO and Founder of Advenira, Dr. Ryabova is the driving force and creative engine of the company -- she has taken Advenira from inception and basic research through systems engineering, technology sales and marketing to volume production and manufacturing of complex high-tech systems.
Dr. Ryabova acquired her extensive experience working with novel materials and methods during her tenures at a number of startups and corporations in Silicon Valley, among them Xerocoat, Fidelica Microsystems, UltraDots and Applied Materials.
She has worked with sol-gels and their derivatives for more than 20 years, and has developed many unique inventions as well as acquired broad experience and in-depth knowledge of the chemistry, processes and hardware necessary to utilize sol-gels for photovoltaic manufacturing.
Dr. Ryabova holds a Ph.D. in Material Science from Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia.