Dr. Rachid Gafsi
Product engineering manager at Corning Inc., NY area
NY area- USA
Dr. Rachid Gafsi is currently a product engineering manager at Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY. Rachid joined Corning in July 2000 and has been there ever since. At Corning, Rachid managed several technical and commercial projects in optical communications; specialty /photonic materials and optical fibers; display; and OLED lighting. From 1997 to 2000, Rachid was a postdoc and research assistant at the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA. In 1997, Rachid completed his PhD from Ecole Centrale Paris, France (thesis: Fiber Optic Sensors for Stress and Impact). In 1993, Rachid obtained a Master of Science from Université de Rouen, France (Instrumentation and Control, and specialty: Optical Instrumentation, Processing and Control). In 1992, Rachid received a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Faculté des Science de Monastir, Tunisia with major in Physics and minor micro-electronics. Rachid is married and has 3 children (Nour, Sara and Aziz) and resides in the Corning, NY area.