Analyst Bios
  • Lawrence Gasman is the principal analyst at NanoMarkets.  Mr. Gasman has almost 30 years experience of analyzing the commercialization potential of complex technologies and in the recent past has conducted demanding market research on organic electronics, printable electronics, displays, nano-enabled computer memories, nanosensors, photonic integration, MEMS, and semiconductor lasers.

  • Jill C. Simpson is a Senior Analyst at NanoMarkets.  Simpson's background is in business development, technical marketing, and commercialization of novel products in electronic materials, with hands-on experience in the scale up and production of inherently conductive polymers, coatings and inks, and flexible inorganic electroluminescent (EL) devices.

  • Jeff DeBord is a Senior Associate Analyst for NanoMarkets working in the areas of smart grids/greentech, solar energy and advanced materials.  He has authored over 25 papers in peer reviewed journals in the areas of organometallic synthesis, organically templated transition metal phosphates and organically templated metal oxides with novel magnetic properties.

  • Tarun Vemulkar is an Associate Analyst at NanoMarkets. Tarun has a background in materials-related research, process development, and engineering, with hands-on experience researching nanomaterials, and the industrial manufacture of DRAM and NAND memory at a leading company in the semiconductor industry. Vemulkar’s academic background is as a materials scientist.  He holds a Bachelors and Masters in Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He has published research on novel semiconductor nanomaterials and their application in real world devices.  At NanoMarkets he has issued reports on new electrode materials for lithium ion batteries and oxide thin-film transistors

  • Katherine Derbyshire is an Associate Analyst at NanoMarkets.  She holds a BS in materials science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MS in materials from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

  • Sean Dingman is a senior associate analyst to NanoMarkets. Mr Dingman’s has held roles in business development, technical marketing and  R&D.  Most recently he was a New Business Development Manager at Sigma-Aldrich’s SAFC Hitech business unit where he drove the expansion of their product lines and technologies for radiation detection materials.  Prior to his time in business development, he was involved in the hands-on pre-commercial development of metal nanoparticles for AP Materials, a start-up nanotech firm. Mr. Dingman’s holds a Ph.D. in Inorganic Materials Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis, MO where he worked on the development of low temperature chemical synthesis of nitride based III-V nanostructured materials. Mr. Dingman resides in St. Louis where his is currently an independent technology commercialization consultant, and teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship at Washington University.