About Us

Ken Suslick, CEO, Iridescent Sensors
    Schmidt Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, UIUC.
      B.S. Caltech, Ph.D. Stanford Univ.

      >500 scientific publications and 57 patents.

      Inventor of Colorimetric Sensor Arrays.

      Co-Founder of iSense & Specific Diagnostics Inc. (Specific bought by BioMérieux 6/2022 for $430M).

Jon Askim, CTO, Iridescent Sensors
      B.S. Chemistry, Western Washington Univ.; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      National Institute of Standards & Technology, Research Chemist.

      National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, NIST 

      Inventor of Colorimetric Sensor Arrays.



Bill King, Prof., MechSE, UIUC
    Andersen Endowed Professor.

      Ph.D., Stanford Univ.,  >266 journal articles and 20 U.S. patents.
      Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Fast Radius Inc., Chicago.

Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, Prof., Computer Sci. Eng., Texas A&M Univ.
    Director, PSI Laboratory (Perception, Sensing & Instrumentation).
      Ph.D., NCSU.
      >300 journal articles and 5 U.S. patents.  

Iridescent Sensors is a Delaware incorporated C-corp,
founded by Ken Suslick in 2022 and located in Champaign, Illinois.  

Iridescent Sensors is funded in part by the NSF Convergence Accelerator.