Dr. Proksch is President and co-founder of Asylum Research. He has over 25 years of AFM experience, specializing in the physics and magnetics. He has been published in over 20 scientific journals, has been an invited speaker to many technical meetings, and is a co-inventor on AFM patents. Previously, he was the Director of Magnetics Research at Digital Instruments, and a Professor at St. Olaf College. He received his PhD from the University of Minnesota.