Prashant Prabhat, Ph.D.
Prashant Prabhat, Ph.D. is Business Line Leader of Catalog Business at Semrock. Since 2008 he has been an Applications Scientist at Semrock. He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas and completed graduate research at Ward Lab at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. It was there that he invented multifocal plane microscopy (MUM), a technique that allows for real-time visualization of fast cellular dynamics in 3D. MUM has enabled the discovery of novel trafficking pathways in cells, and formed the basis for 3D super-resolution techniques. At Semrock, he advises researchers on optical filter issues from a systems perspective, and helps develop the company’s product roadmap. As a new venture manager, he also has led the development of a computer controlled tunable filter system.