Fernando Gómez-Baquero

Fernando Gómez-Baquero holds a Ph.D. in Nanoscale Science and Engineering from the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany, SUNY. His research has focused on advanced nanomaterials for energy storage applications, on the economic impact of pervasive nanotechnologies, and on technology entrepreneurship. Dr. Gómez-Baquero has more than 20 years of experience in the nanotechnology industry, starting with production and characterization of carbon nanotubes and developing of polymer/nanotube composite materials. Dr. Gómez-Baquero is recognized as a leader in the fabrication of nanoengineered electrodes for lithium-ion batteries using semiconductor processes and using nanotechnology to improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries. Dr. Gómez-Baquero has several publications in nanomaterials research and on the economic impact of nanotechnologies and number of patent applications in diverse applications of nanomaterials. Dr. Gómez-Baquero has been a co-founder and early technology lead of variety of companies such as Besstech, NanoColombia Ltd., Innovate Prefabricate, Dendron Nanomed, Midstate, Revela Medical, FlashCharge Batteries among others. He is also the Director of Runway and Spinouts at the Jacobs Technion–Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, where he is mentoring postdoctoral entrepreneurs and propelling them to build companies out of deep digital technologies in diverse fields such as digital health, telecommunications, education, cybersecurity, and IoT.