Steve Horowitz, President of IC2

Steve Horowitz, PhD

President

Steve Horowitz, PhD

Dr. Stephen Horowitz is president of IC².  Prior to joining IC² in 2014, Steve spent 6 years as program manager and lead engineer for micro and nano systems research at Miltec, now a part of General Atomics.  Before Miltec, Steve worked as a Research Scientist at Taitech, Inc. for 4 years, developing optical-based sensors for aeroacoustic applications.  Steve's education and background is in the development of MEMS-based sensors including piezoelectric microphones and optical pressure and shear stress sensors as well as acoustic energy harvesters. Steve received his PhD in 2005 in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida. 

Experience
  • President — IC², Sep. 2014–Present
  • Program Manager/Lead Engineer — Ducommun Miltec (now part of General Atomics), R&D Programs, Emerging Technologies Group, Aug. 2008–Aug. 2014
  • Research Scientist — Taitech, Inc., Aug. 2004–Aug. 2008
Education
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Dec. 2005, University of Florida,
    Dissertation: “MEMS-Based Electromechanical Acoustic Energy Harvester”
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Aug. 2001, University of Florida, Master’s Thesis: “Design and Characterization of Compliant Backplate Helmholtz Resonators”
  • B.S. with Highest Honors, Electrical Engineering, Dec. 1999, University of Florida
    Highest Honors Thesis: “A MEMS-Based Single Fiber Optical Lever Microphone”

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