Morris S. Young Ph.D.

Morris S. Young Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Morris S. Young is the founder and Chief Executive Office of AXT. Dr. Young co-founded AXT in 1986 and has served in various roles including President, CEO, CTO and Chairman of the Board. Prior to founding AXT, Dr. Young served as a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and as a member of the technical staff at AT&T Bell Labs. Dr. Young holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Chengkung University, Taiwan, a Master of Science degree in Metallurgy from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in Metallurgy from Polytechnic Institute of New York University.