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Dr. Michael Mielke is Program Manager for TRUMPF’s Micro Processing business in North America. Prior to joining TRUMPF, he was Chief Scientist at Raydiance. Dr. Mielke has been awarded 12 U.S. and international patents, has published more than 20 refereed journal and proceedings articles, and has performed more than 50 technical presentations at major interdisciplinary conferences around the world. In 2014, he was given the Professional Achievement Award from the College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Mielke is Chair of the Public Policy Committee for the Optical Society of America (OSA) and is Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. He is a Senior Member of OSA and SPIE, and he serves as Subcommittee Chair for CLEO A&T 2: Industrial Applications. Dr. Mielke earned his BS in Physics from the University of Florida and his PhD in Optics from CREOL at the University of Central Florida.