David Marx

David Marx, PhD | Advisor
Battery Streak, Inc.

Dr. Marx is presently an Optical Engineer with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, where he is part of the Roman Space Telescope-Coronagraph team and the coronagraph technology development team.

Prior to joining JPL, Dr. Marx was Principal Engineer with Rudolph Technologies, after its acquisition of Tamar Technology, where he was CTO for ten years. Dr. Marx’s creative work with Tamar and Rudolph included the invention, design, and commercialization of multiple sensors for the measurement of various features on silicon wafers.

His diverse career includes research and development in fiber optic components, sonar and radar signal processing, image processing, and optical disc memories.

Dr. Marx earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and his master’s and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology.