Meet Our Team


Michael Holmes, Ph.D.

Vice President of Sales

Dr. Holmes received his Master's Degree in Physics from Lehigh University, where his research focus was developing lasers and components for optical communications. He completed his Ph.D. at The University of Rochester in experimental atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. His professional experience spans nine years in the scientific diode and ultra-fast fiber laser industry, and working with cryogenic optical microscopy instruments since 2014. He began his career at ARS in 2016.


Joseph Bychowski

Cryogenic Specialist

Joe has ten years’ experience helping researchers in over fifty different countries to configure hundreds of custom systems. He has a Master’s Degree in Physics from the University of Notre Dame focused on Solid State Physics and Superconductivity. Joe draws on his seven years of graduate and undergraduate research experience to provide researchers with solutions ready for the practical use in the lab.


Han-Chun (Hank) Liu, Ph.D.

Cryogenic Specialist: USA

Dr. Liu earned a Master’s Degree in Physics from National Central University, Taiwan, and a Ph.D. in Physics from Georgia State University. He was an experimental physicist specializing in cryogenic low-dimensional material research for ten years and is experienced at cryogenic system measurement regarding electronics, optics, and magnetism. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.


Carl Blew

Technical Marketing Manager

Carl is a graduate of Lehigh University with two Bachelor’s degrees and a certificate in international business. With a longtime interest in durable goods he handles inbound and outbound marketing, and works to equip the team with key product information.