As Chief Product Officer at UbiQD, Dr. Matt Bergren leads the company’s product development efforts, sales, and product manufacturing, including the company’s first commercial agriculture product, UbiGro®.
He plays a critical role in continuing the company’s path of technology development and vision of powering product innovations in agriculture, clean energy, and security. He also serves as the principle investigator for UbiQD’s contract with NASA, focused on tailoring the solar spectrum for enhanced crop production for space missions. Dr. Bergren’s leadership experience also includes serving on the board of directors for the New Mexico Energy Manufacturing Institute, an organization focused on job creation in New Mexico’s energy, and energy-related manufacturing community.
Before joining UbiQD, Dr. Bergren held postdoctoral positions at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and at the Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea, where he focused on developing innovative photovoltaic technologies using novel nanomaterials. He is highly experienced with photoluminescence experiments, with numerous peer-reviewed publications.