Jon P. Longtin

Dr. Longtin is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook University. He came to Stony Brook in 1996 after receiving his Ph.D. degree in 1995 from U.C. Berkeley, followed by a one-year postdoc at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. His research interests include energy conservation, innovative energy transfer and storage, and energy monitoring and diagnostics, as well as laser materials processing, particularly with ultrafast lasers and the development of sensors for harsh environments. He is the author of over 130 technical publications and holds 10 issued and pending patents. He has received the NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), Excellence in Teaching Award, and an R&D 100 award. He is a co-founder, board member, and technical consultant to Mesoscribe Technologies, Inc., which started in 2002 as a spin-off from Stony Brook University to commercialize sensors for harsh environments. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State.