Kurt has a B.A. in Wireless Communication Engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. He also holds a Master of Electrical Engineering, an MBA certificate in Technology Entrepreneurship, and two Ph.D.s in Electrical Engineering and Nanotechnology from the University of Washington. Kurt’s experience includes microwave electronics, nanotechnology, and rapid prototyping. During his Ph.D., he developed a prototype to harvest energy from clean water based on fourth phase water properties. Kurt has been heavily involved in research, technology development, and business within startups since 2012. In 2016, Kurt co-founded a company, 4th-Phase, Inc., along with Dr. Gerald Pollack and Dr. Chris Gronet. Besides the over $1.5M seed fund raised, Kurt was recently awarded with the NSF SBIR for a quarter million non-dilutive research grant for the 4th-Phase, Inc.