Ted Sanders is earning a PhD in Applied Physics at Stanford University. He has published research on a variety of technologies, including organic spintronic devices, writeable nanotransistors, metal-insulator transitions, quantum well solar cells, high-temperature superconductors, and the smart grid.
As an NSF Graduate Fellow, he has also spent a great deal of time promoting science at events like the the San Francisco Science Fair, the Bay Area Science Festival, and Science Bowl. Recently, He also helped pilot early demonstrations of the world's cheapest microscope, which has 140x magnification yet costs less than a dollar. Some of his volunteering has even been covered by the White House.