Over the past decade, SiMPore has developed and offered industry-leading silicon nanomembranes and BioMEMS technologies to researchers furthering the fields of life and materials sciences. SiMPore strives to be a competitive membrane company and nanotechnology company in the USA. SiMPore’s goal is to create products that bring significant value to society, its customers, employees and investors, and to do so with precision, passion and quality. SiMPore promises its innovative products will deliver superior data and superior outcomes by enabling precise capture and information-rich analysis of nanoscale specimens.
Meet Our Team
Paul Then, Chief Executive Officer
Over his four-decade career at Corning Incorporated, Paul provided leadership in a broad range of technical, commercial, and business management positions. His experiences in business development and glass-based microsystems are helping drive growth at SiMPore as a membrane company. Paul holds an M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, and has completed the Fundamental Optical Design Intensive Course at the University of Rochester.
James Roussie, Chief Scientific Officer & Co-Founder
As Chief Scientific Officer, Jamie spends his days applying nanotech to biotech. With over a decade of functional experience working in technology commercialization at SiMPore, he has done everything from developing new products and creating customized solutions for customers to managing intellectual property and leading sales and marketing. He holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Rochester and an M.S. in Science and Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas at Austin.
Jared Carter, Program Manager
Jared applies his wide product development knowledge and expertise in engineering, silicon functionalization, and bioassays to develop innovative solutions for SiMPore’s contract supply customers.
Joshua Miller, Microfabrication Manager
Joshua contributes his passion and skills in silicon processing and microfabrication at SiMPore by leading its silicon nanomembrane and other silicon-based product development and manufacturing efforts. He holds a B.S. in Microelectronics Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Kate Neville, Lab Manager
Kate brings experience in scientific imaging and image processing to SiMPore, working to expand its product capabilities. With an MS in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Rochester, she is working to develop protocols to image EVs on SiMPore membranes for various clinical applications.
Barbara Geiss, Administrative Manager
Barb has kept operations at SiMPore running smoothly for nearly a decade. Her warm demeanor and keen eye for detail help ensure all aspects of the business, from sales to customer support, are handled promptly and with a smile.
Board Chairman & Corporate Director
Corporate Director & Co-founder
Corporate Director & Co-founder
James McGrath, SiMPore’s Co-Founder recently received a grant from NIH for University Research that could reduce the need for pharmaceutical trials on animals.
SiMPore was recently named a Top 10 Nano Material Solutions Provider and was featured in Manufacturing Technology Insights.
SiMPore Co-Founder and University of Rochester Prof. Dr. James McGrath leading µSiM workshop at the MPS World Summit 2023, June 25, Berlin
SiMPore co-founder and University of Rochester Prof. Dr. James McGrath will lead a free Workshop at the Microphysiological Systems (MPS) World Summit 2023.
Careers at SiMPore
SiMPore is a competitive nanotechnology company in USA and we’re always looking for dedicated scientists and engineers to join our team.
View our open positions and see if SiMPore is the right fit for you.
Or, send your resume to [email protected].