Executive Team

Dr. Lee Buchanan

CEO/President

Dr. Buchanan became the HYPRES executive chairman, President, and CEO in 2019. His distinguished career includes service as United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisitions) from 1998 to 2001. In that esteemed position, he was responsible for all procurement of defense systems for both the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Before assuming his role at HYPRES, Dr. Buchanan was a strategic advisor and venture partner at Paladin Capital Group, where his areas of responsibility included biotechnology and cyberdefense. He has also worked in various advisor roles with Technical Communities, PA Consulting Group (US), TMD Microwave and drone delivery start-up Flytrex in Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Buchanan has held board positions with Lucent Government Systems, CloudShield Cyber Security Technologies, OmniCompete and other companies. An expert in transitioning technologies into public- and private-sector products, Dr. Buchanan managed multibillion-dollar programs while serving as deputy director of the Defense Advanced Research Agency from 1985 through 1998. He became a senior physicist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1979, and joined Titan Corp. as division manager three years later. Dr. Buchanan received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in electrical engineering from Vanderbilt University. His physics doctorate is from the University of California.

Mr. Timothy Anglim

CFO/Corporate Secretary

Mr. Anglim, a 30-year financial executive veteran, became the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of HYPRES in September 2014. During his career, he has played a key role in the rapid expansion of numerous companies and successfully guided several turnarounds and reorganizations. A successful entrepreneur, Mr. Anglim is the founder of YesCFO, which offers high-level financial services to small and mid-sized companies. He recently served as CFO for the defense, space and aerospace supplier Marotta Controls, Inc., where he implemented a number of financial solutions that led to significant improvements to the company’s bottom line and cash flow. As CFO of Vira Manufacturing, Inc., Mr. Anglim helped shore up the company’s finances during a time period when many similar businesses were facing serious economic challenges. A certified public accountant (CPA), Mr. Anglim’s educational background includes a master of business administration in finance from Hofstra University School of Business and a bachelor of science in accounting from New York Institute of Technology. He is also a certified management accountant (CMA), a certified fraud examiner (CFE) and a chartered global management accountant (CGMA). A prolific writer, Mr. Anglim has been a contributor for such publications as US News and World Report, Accounting Today and Financial Fraud. The New Jersey Society of CPAs published his co-authored work “A/R: It’s an Asset – Most of the Time.” He is active in several professional organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth and Financial Executives International.

Dr. Elie Track, CTO

Dr. Elie Track

CTO

Dr. Elie Track rejoined HYPRES as CTO in January of 2022. In this appointment, he continues his lifelong work in superconducting electronics and its applications in communications and computation. He had been with HYPRES from 1987 to 2013 in different roles, joining after his Ph.D. in 1987, progressing to lead as President and CEO from 1994 to 2000, and Senior Partner until 2013. From 2014 to 2020, he served as Senior Advisory Engineer for ESG Government Solutions on Assignment at Northrop-Grumman in Baltimore. From 2003 to 2005, he was Visiting Professor of Physics at Fairfield University and is currently part-time guest Faculty at the University. In 2013, he co-founded nVizix LLC, a company focused on innovative high-efficiency solar cells. He is an IEEE Fellow, co-Founder of the IEEE Rebooting Computing initiative (currently a Task Force within the Computer Society), member of the steering committee of the IEEE Quantum initiative, Chairman of the steering committee of the IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering, and past President (2011-2014) of the IEEE Council on Superconductivity. He served as President of the Yale Science and Engineering Association (YSEA) from 2007 to 2010 and as Chairman of the Coalition for the Commercial Applications of Superconductors (CCAS) from 2008 to 2010. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Yale University (1988) and is author/co-author of over 50 publications in the field.

Dr. Masoud Radparvar

Vice President, Instrumentation

Dr. Radparvar joined HYPRES in 1984. He has worked on all aspects (design, simulation, layout, fabrication, and evaluation) of superconducting-based circuits. His expertise, in addition to superconductivity, includes circuit design, thin film growth by various techniques, patterning by photolithography and reactive ion etching, low temperature (cryogenic) techniques and low noise measurements. He developed and demonstrated the first analog to digital converter in the NbN technology operating at 9.5 K and engaged in the design and development of a niobium process for superconducting circuits integrated in the fastest Time Domain Reflectometer/Sampling oscilloscope. Prior to joining HYPRES, Dr. Radparvar was at the University of Wisconsin, where he earned his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (Solid State Electronics).