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Daron Westly (Fed)

Daron Westly is a Research Scientist in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division of the Physical Measurement Laboratory. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida and M. Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Prior to joining NIST he worked at the Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility as a Process Engineer and Lab Manager. His current research focusses on developing scalable methods of fabricating and packaging Chip Scale Atomic Clocks and Photonic Integrated Circuits for commercial applications.


  • “Integrated Optical Phase Shifter Using Buried Electrodes”, D. A. Westly, K. A. Srinivasan, G. Moille, Provisional Patent #63/586,818 filed on September 29, 2023
  • “Photonic Chip Packaging for Extreme Environments”, N. N. Klimov, D. A. Westly, G. E. Holland, Provisional Patent #63/529,914 filed on July 31, 2023
  • “Planar membraneless microchannel fuel cell”, J. L. Cohen, D. J. Volpe, D. A. Westly, A. Pechenik, and H. D. Abruña, US Patent 7,435,503, 2008


Created February 26, 2019, Updated November 28, 2023