Amy Phillips

Senior Licensing Manager, College of Optical Sciences

Amy has a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics and an M.S. in Optical Sciences, both from the University of Arizona, and serves as the licensing manager for the College of Optical Sciences. Ms. Phillips has worked in areas as varied as designing optical heads for an optical disk drive company, testing optical materials for use in satellite systems, building interferometers for quality assurance testing of laser diodes, and contracting as the Contamination Control Specialist for the TEGA instrument on the Phoenix Mission to Mars. Throughout the decade before taking her current position at Optical Sciences, she consulted for an intellectual property firm on a wide range of tasks, including evaluating patent portfolios of optical technologies for large corporations and identifying potential markets for the more competitive technologies.