Dr. Emil Radkov is the director and senior agronomist on staff at VividGro. He received his PHD in chemistry from Columbia University in NY and was a visiting post doctoral fellow at University of California – Berkeley. Dr. Radkov comes to VividGro following positions at General Electric, Soraa, Dow Corning and Illumitex. An innovative expert with proven ability of creating new IP for LED technology, Dr. Radkov has set industry records for performance and light quality. His key areas of expertise include extensive knowledge of LED phosphors and encapsulants, spectral design for general and specialty lighting applications, reliability and SSL standards.