Lunewave: Commercializing Improved Radar Systems for the Automotive Industry

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00

Hao Xin, PhD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Inventor

Bob SleeperBob Sleeper, TLA Licensing Manager, College of Engineering 

In 2017, the UA licensed two technologies to Xin’s startup, Lunewave. The aim of the new company is to leverage the inexpensive, high-performing 3-D printed Luneburg lenses that Xin and his team developed, and bring them to the automotive industry. 

Since that time, the company has won an SBIR/STTR grant and has won both Phase 1 & Phase 2 SBIR/STTR grants to develop its system for autonomous transportation. It also was awarded a prestigious spot participating in the BMW Urban-X Accelerator. 

Having validated Lunewave’s alpha product in 2017, several global automotive players have provided written agreements to purchase its beta product, and have also engaged in several joint POC efforts. The team is currently in the final process of completing its $5M raise. 

Join us as Dr. Xin tells us about his experience creating and refining their invention, and working with Tech Launch Arizona to commercialize it via their startup, Lunewave. 

Please register at the form at the right by October 18. A light lunch will be provide for all registrants. If you have dietary restrictions, you are welcome to bring your own lunch and join us. 

Min Liang, Ph.D., co-inventor, holds the new 3-D printed Luneberg lens. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Min Liang, Ph.D., co-inventor, holds the new 3-D printed Luneberg lens. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

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