Prior to joining the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Partnerships Directorate, Michael J. Paulus, PhD, served as Vice President of Product Management with Siemens Molecular Imaging, where he and his team were responsible for defining the product portfolio for this worldwide market leader in clinical PET and SPECT diagnostic imaging. He also served as co-founder and CEO of ImTek, Inc, an ORNL spin-out and market leader in laboratory animal x-ray CT imaging before its acquisition by CTI, Inc, and Siemens.
He has 19 years of experience as a research and development engineer with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, CTI, Georgia Tech and The United States Air Force, where he served as a commissioned officer. Mike has co-authored more than 100 peer review publications, book chapters and conference proceedings and holds 12 patents. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, a Master’s Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Dayton and a Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife, Margaret, live in Knoxville, Tennessee, and have two daughters.