Dr. Corey Shemelya is an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) and operates within the Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC) at UML. PERC is a strategic partnership between industry, university and government. It includes companies of all sizes, public and private universities and U.S. Department of Defense and New England partners to strengthen and expand the region’s capabilities in printed and flexible electronics. Prof. Shemelya’s research interests include 3D-printed electromagnetic systems, custom materials, engineered electromagnetic interfaces, frequency-selective surfaces, novel antenna designs and photonics. He was previously affiliated with the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (Kaiserslautern, Germany) as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, and completed an Intelligence Community Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation at The University of Texas at El Paso. Corey earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering as a Greenough Endowed Fellow while working with Prof. Tom Vandervelde in the Renewable Energy and Applied Photonics Laboratories at Tufts University. His PhD work was recognized with the 2015 Joseph P. Noonan Outstanding Doctoral Research Prize. His work has resulted in over 45 publications, 75 conference presentations, and a patent. This work has been recognized with several accolades including a Dow Sustainability Award; Edmond Optics declared him an “Optics Super Hero” in 2012.