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Austin Gottfredson

Austin Gottfredson

Technical Advisor

Austin Gottfredson serves as a Technical Advisor specializing in patent preparation, prosecution, and analysis primarily in the field of physical and quantum technologies. Austin also has expertise in the areas of algorithm development, waves and optics, plasma physics, and nuclear fusion technologies. Austin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Weber State University in 2021, graduating summa cum laude and with departmental honors. Furthermore, Austin was awarded a Masters degree in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin in 2023.

While at Weber State University, Austin was awarded the Presidential Scholar award for academic excellence throughout his years at the university. Some of Austin’s projects include analyzing human motion data to make adjusting prosthetics easier and exploring quantum algorithms. Austin was awarded the Jim S. Bateman Undergraduate Research Award for researching indirect detection of dark matter.

While at the University of Texas, Austin carried out research relating to compact particle accelerators and micro-instabilities in magnetically confined nuclear fusion. His specialized courses include quantum physics, plasma physics, nonlinear optics, and advanced semiconductor nanotechnology. In addition to research and class responsibilities, Austin taught five semesters of the waves and optics lab for physics majors and was a teaching assistant for a couple of introductory physics classes.

Austin enjoys playing the French horn in community settings including the Red River Ensemble based at the Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Weber State University

  • B.S., Physics, Departmental Honors, Summa Cum Laude
  • Presidential Scholar
  • Jim S. Bateman Undergraduate Research Award

University of Texas at Austin

  • M.A., Physics
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