Josué J. López, PhD

Senior Associate


Josué J. López is a Senior Associate at Fine Structure Ventures where he leads investments in climate tech, advanced materials, and next generation computing. Josué has nearly fifteen years of experience leading research and development in the areas of nanomaterials, photonics, and lidar, has co-authored 12 publications, and has been cited over 1700 times.

Prior to joining FSV, Josué was the CEO of Kyber Photonics, a startup focused on developing a lidar-on-a-chip sensor for autonomous vehicles and machines. The commercialization effort (sponsored by the Activate Fellowship and DARPA) was featured in IEEE Spectrum and was aimed at meeting the cost, performance, and reliability requirements of autonomy customers.

Josué earned a B.S. in Physics from Rice University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He completed his thesis under MacArthur Genius, Marin Soljačić (MIT Professor of Physics).

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