Team Members

A Collaborative & Diverse Group

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Dr. Hamed Dalir

Chief Executive Officer / Co-Founder

Hamed Dalir is the Co-Founder and CEO of Optelligence Company. Dr. Dalir has succeeded in securing funding of more than $10 million series from private investors, as well as multiple grants from government agencies such as AFWERX, ARO, NSA, ONR and NASA via the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Dr. Dalir was a research associate at the University of California - Berkeley in 2016. Since then, he has been a senior research scientist with a tech start-up company located in Texas and secured more than $4 million as the Principal Investigator (PI) in funding from several SBIR/STTR projects supported by NASA, AFOSR, AFWERX, ARMY, NIST, and Broadcom Inc. He has received multiple awards, including the Yoshida Foundation Award for Development of Future Leaders for Changing Times and Young Scientist Award from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2009 and 2014, respectively. He is a senior member of the OSA, IEEE, and a committee/session chair of the SPIE. Dr. Dalir is the editor of: Photonics (MDPI) and Printed Electronics (Frontiers).