Career Milestones

Peter Schultz making a germania-doped multimode fiber perform using the outside vapor deposition process circa 1972. Soot is deposited layer-by-layer onto a thin bait rod rotating and translating in front of the flame hydrolysis burner.

Peter Schultz making a germania-doped multimode fiber perform using the outside vapor deposition process circa 1972. Soot is deposited layer-by-layer onto a thin bait rod rotating and translating in front of the flame hydrolysis burner.

  • 2010 Director and Secretary to Virgin Islands Next Generation Network
  • 2007 Director of University of the Virgin Islands Research Technology Park
  • 2001 Retired from Heraeus
  • 2001 Elected outside Director and Advisor of OFS Inc.
  • 2001 Peter Schultz Consulting, LLC founded
  • 2001 National Academy of Engineers-elected member
  • 2000 Chief Technical Officer-North America, Heraeus Holding GMBH.
  • 2000 President, Heraeus Photonics Inc.
  • 2000 Chairman, BioSensor Inc
  • 2000 Vice chairman, Geltech Inc.
  • 2000 Rutgers University Alumni Hall of Fame
  • 2000 National Medal of Technology recipient
  • 1999 MacLaren Award, New Jersey Ceramic Association
  • 1995 American Innovator Award, first recipient, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
  • 1994 Director, Geltech Inc.
  • 1993 National Inventors Hall of Fame induction
  • 1988 President, Heraeus Amersil
  • 1986 Vice president of technology, Galileo ElectroOptics Inc.
  • 1986 Scholes Award, Alfred University
  • 1984 Vice president of technology, SpecTran Corp.
  • 1983 Outstanding Alumnus Award, Rutgers University
  • 1983 Engineering Materials Achievement Award, American Society of Metals
  • 1981 Technology Achievement Award, Society of Photo Industrial Engineers
  • 1977 International Glass Science Weyl Award, International Glass Congress, first recipient
  • 1974 Co-inventor of flame hydrolysis method to make silica glass planar optical waveguides
  • 1972 Discovered that germania-doped fused silica could be made by OVD process
  • 1970 Co-inventor of doped fused silica optical waveguides and IVD process
  • 1968 Ph.D. ceramics science, Rutgers University
  • 1967 Joined Corning as senior research scientist
  • 1964 B.S., ceramic engineering, Rutgers University