Scientific Advisory Board

Morgan Pattison, Ph.D.

Dr. Pattison is a technical consultant with experience managing solid state lighting (SSL) R&D, evaluating lighting products, developing LED lighting products, and performing hands on research on GaN based high efficiency LEDs.

Chieri Kubota, Ph.D.

Dr. Kubota’s research mission is to serve in the development of science and technology in the area of controlled environment agriculture (CEA). Her projects are in an interdisciplinary area that encompasses plant physiology and horticultural engineering to enhance understanding and efficiency of CEA plant production systems such as greenhouses, warehouses (vertical farms), and growth chambers.

Bruce Bugbee, Ph.D.

Dr. Bugbee uses controlled environments to examine plant-environment interactions. He is well known for studies with NASA to grow plants with recycled air and water. His research has included phytoremediation, algal biofuels, plant nutrition, and drought stress.