Analyst Bios
  • Lawrence Gasman is the principal analyst at NanoMarkets.  Mr. Gasman has almost 30 years experience of analyzing the commercialization potential of complex technologies and in the recent past has conducted demanding market research on organic electronics, printable electronics, displays, nano-enabled computer memories, nanosensors, photonic integration, MEMS, and semiconductor lasers.

  • Jim Montgomery fulfills the role of senior market research and content editor for NanoMarkets. Since 2003 he has covered various business and technology markets, delivering a wide range of content to broad B2B/B2C audiences in renewable energy, industrial lasers, and semiconductor manufacturing. He has produced content from daily news to C-level executive interviews, magazine features, blogs, and video coverage. Most recently he was associate editor at, reporting on trends in solar and wind technologies, policies, and finance. Prior to that he focused on the market for industrial lasers used in manufacturing for Industrial Laser Solutions, and for nearly 10 years he covered semiconductor manufacturing trends and technologies for Solid State Technology. 

  • Julia Goldstein is a Senior Associate Analyst at NanoMarkets whose recent works include analyses of metal meshes and silver nanomaterials as transparent conductors, flexible glass substrates and silver inks and pastes markets. Dr. Goldstein’s background is in semiconductor packaging, as both a technical editor for the trade press and a process development engineer working on multichip modules. She has published articles in Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Journal of Electronic Materials, and various trade publications and also presented research at technical conferences.

  • Jeff DeBord is a Senior Associate Analyst for NanoMarkets working in the areas of smart grids/greentech, solar energy, radiation detection and advanced materials.  He has authored over 25 papers in peer reviewed journals in the areas of organometallic synthesis, organically templated transition metal phosphates and organically templated metal oxides with novel magnetic properties.   His educational background includes a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and postdoctoral work at the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, New Jersey.  

  • Tarun Vemulkar is an Associate Analyst at NanoMarkets. Tarun has a background in materials-related research, process development, and engineering, with hands-on experience researching nanomaterials, and the industrial manufacture of DRAM and NAND memory at a leading company in the semiconductor industry. Vemulkar’s academic background is as a materials scientist.  He holds a Bachelors and Masters in Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He has published research on novel semiconductor nanomaterials and their application in real world devices.  At NanoMarkets he has issued reports on new electrode materials for lithium ion batteries and oxide thin-film transistors

  • Katherine Derbyshire is an Associate Analyst at NanoMarkets.  She holds a BS in materials science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MS in materials from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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