Dr. Michael Squillante is the Vice President of Research & Development for RMD Inc. He joined RMD in 1980 and was promoted to Vice President of Research & Development in 1993. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Boston College and his Ph.D. from Tufts University.
Dr. Squillante has managed much of the research and development activities at RMD with particular interest in the areas of materials science (including scintillators and semiconductors), photodetection, advanced imaging technology, advanced instrumentation, sensor development, and Instrument R&D. He has been Principal Investigator and Program Manager on numerous programs funded by various government agencies including NASA, NIH including NCI, NIBIB, NIDCR, NIDDK, NIEHS, NIGMS, HIHLB, NIRR, NSF, DOE, EPA, HSARPA, DARPA, DOD including Air Force, Army, DTRA, Marines, MDA, Navy, and NGA to develop materials, sensors and instruments.
Dr. Squillante has been instrumental in the development and manufacture of room temperature semiconductor radiation detectors and instruments used in non-destructive testing and nuclear medicine research, as well as in numerous prototype instruments.