Dr. Carl Hugo Naylor
Research Engineer, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro OR, USA
Dr. Carl Hugo Naylor is a Research Engineer at Intel Corporation’s Components Research. Components Research is Intel’s classified Research & Development department, responsible for demonstrating and developing game-changing and revolutionary process technologies that are 10+ years ahead of production, enabling Intel’s technology leadership. Dr. Naylor obtained his PhD in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania under the supervision of Prof. A. T. Charlie Johnson on “Beyond Graphene: Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides, a New Platform for Science”. He obtained his MS in Nanophysics and Nanostructures, and his BS in Physics from the University Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France.
Dr. Naylor’s area of research is in novel nanomaterials, from synthesis and characterization to incorporating them into innovative applications. For instance, he demonstrated the first synthesis of monolayer 1T’ materials, notoriously known for their instability. He also incorporated 2D materials into applications such as sensors and flexible electronics, for healthcare monitoring and prevention. With 40+ publications achieved, 40+ patents filed, and numerous industrial and academic accolades, Dr. Naylor is passionate about leading innovation in the field.
Dr. Naylor was born in London, United Kingdom, and moved at a young age to Annecy, France. Dr. Naylor enjoys traveling and has held numerous research positions across the globe. He has spent time at Pennsylvania State University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Commissariat d’Energie Atomique in France. Dr. Naylor now resides in Portland, OR, with his wife, who works in non-profit organizations, and his 2 year old daughter and newborn son. In his spare time, Dr. Naylor enjoys sports, music, and family time.