Arvind D’Souza has a PhD in condensed matter physics from The Ohio State University. He has 31 years of experience working in the field of infrared and visible detectors. He is a DRS Technical Fellow. Prior to joining DRS, he was a Boeing Technical Fellow and the lead engineer in the device characterization laboratory at the Rockwell Electro-Optical Center, measuring and modeling electrical and optical properties of HgCdTe detectors. He is the vice-chair of the Military Sensing Symposium Detector committee and co-chair for the SPIE conference on Infrared Sensors, Devices, and Applications. He has two patents, has authored/co-authored 100 papers, and is the primary author of the chapter “HgCdTe Infrared Detectors” in the Handbook of Thin Film Devices (Academic Press, 2000).