Andrew Schlaus assists the Electrical & Computer Technologies Group in patent prosecution. He has extensive technical knowledge in a diverse range of topics spanning from fundamental physical dynamics to internet/mobile networking and blockchain technologies.
Andrew has significant experience with blockchain based technologies including cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and Web 3.0 applications. Specifically, Andrew is experienced with methods for efficiently scaling protocols and for designing protocols to meet security demands, such as preserving byzantine fault tolerance and guarding against forks.
Andrew’s technical background includes developing ultrafast non-linear microscopy techniques for studying the emergent properties of advanced semiconductor materials. Working at the intersection of advanced optical techniques and material science, Andrew has experience in advanced materials, optoelectronics, photonics, semiconductor processing, microscopy, interferometry, and ultra-fast laser systems.
Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Andrew was a graduate research assistant in the Zhu Group at Columbia University, where he obtained his PhD in Chemical Physics. While there, Andrew developed ultrafast laser microscopy experiments focused on light¬matter coupling and quantum coherence. He also served as a consultant to Rhapsody Ventures Partners analyzing startups for potential investors/clients.