Claudia Kajiyama, Research Scientist in the R&D group at Crystal Technology, Inc.

  Claudia Kajiyama, Research Scientist in the R&D group at Crystal Technology, Inc. BayBrazil: What is your role at Crystal Technology, Inc? Claudia Kajiyama: I am responsible for crystal growth of Magnesium doped Lithium Niobate and for process development of stoichiometric Lithium Tantalate through Vapor Transport Equilibration, another material used for light frequency conversion. CTI is a…

Michael Conniff, Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences and Director, Silicon ValleyCenter for Global Innovation and Immigration

Michael Conniff, Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences and Director, Silicon ValleyCenter for Global Innovation and Immigration   BayBrazil: You’ve been teaching Brazil and Latin America history in various institutions in the U.S. and abroad, including Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. How was that experience? M. Conniff: I’ve enjoyed teaching Brazilian history immensely, especially in the last 15 years of…