Default company panoramic image

AccuStrata, Inc

Optical monitoring & process control technology for thin film industry to solve problem of low production yield and high manufacturing costs

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location College Park, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

AccuStrata’s patented real-time optical monitoring and automatic process control technology improves efficiency, production yield, thus reducing cost for manufacturing of thin film products. Customers include manufacturers of solar cells and panels, solid state lighting (HB-LEDs), instrumentation, military, precision optics, etc. Company is post-revenue and has significant customer traction. The total addressable market is over $5.3B by 2015.


  • Default avatar
    George Atanasoff
    PhD, Founder, President

    Atanasoff has 25 years of technology management and R&D experience, in thin film industries and applications for solar, laser, optics and defense. He was Director for Fiber Optics Div. at MET Labs; Principal Engineer at Ciena; Senior Opt. Engineer at Dicon; Form. Professor of Physics, MSc (Moscow Univ., Russia) Ph.D. in Physics (Sofia Univ., Bulgaria. Many scientific publications and patents. Reviewer of several scientific / industrial journals

  • Default avatar
    Marc Epstein
    PhD, Co-founder, Chairman

    AccuStrata’s co-founder, investor and Chairman of the Board. He is a technology innovator and entrepreneur since 1978. Dr. Epstein is currently managing a number of successful companies, such as ADS, Envirolite USA and Terriss. He has a number of innovations and patents in the area of metrology and process control. He has MSc from Rutgers College, PhD from University of NC Chapel Hill

  • Default avatar
    Jon Streets
    PhD, Director of Systems Integration

    Dr. Streets has hands-on experience in ground-breaking projects in large companies, startups and national laboratories. 20+ years experience in group leadership roles managing all parts of the software cycle, including application software building, distribution and remote installation. Ph.D. Physics (University of Birmingham), M.Sc (University of Oxford); Software Engineer (Bell Labs-Lucent Technologies, Fermilab); Software Director (JDSU)

  • Default avatar
    Puja Samria
    Principal Finance and Operations

    Puja Samria has 10 years of experience in finance and accounting for start-ups, small and medium sized firms helping them set up strong internal controls and financial processes. She has an MBA from the Univ. of Maryland and did Chartered Accountancy from India. Prior to joining AccuStrata, she had worked at Funding Post, New Markets Venture Partners, MD Small Business Development Center and Samria and Company (audit and tax firm, Mumbai, India)

  • Default avatar
    Ramik Chopra
    Principal Business Development

    Ramik offers a combination of entrepreneurial, business development, and project management expertise relative to the field of energy. Mr. Chopra is an effective team leader, guiding diverse teams to accomplish desired goals. His experience includes working as Project Manager at Constellation Energy and Project Engineer at Pepco Holdings. Ramik Chopra holds BS in EE (Univ. of MD) and MBA from Smith school of Business (UMD).


  • Default avatar
    NovaTech Law
    Default avatar
    Frank Kistner

Previous Investors

  • Default avatar
    Founders - 325,000, Angels-200,000|DoE, NSF, EPA Grants - 1,010,000|MD TEDCO - 75,000