Dr. Alfred D. Ducharme is President and CEO of Hoverfly Technologies. Dr. Ducharme was formerly an Associate Professor of Engineering at the University of Central Florida. He served as the Assistant Dean of Distance and Distributed Learning and Chairman for the Department of Engineering Technology for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Before joining academia in 2002, he worked for three high technology companies in the Boston area. The most recent, started as Color Kinetics Inc. and was acquired in 2007 by Phillips and is now known as Phillips Solid-State Lighting Solutions. Dr. Ducharme earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida (CREOL). Dr. Ducharme was awarded the Rudolf Kingslake award from SPIE in 1995 and has 23 US Patents and 7 International Patents.