Demetrios Papageorgiou is the founder of Solid-State Research, Inc. He received his BSEE, MSEE, and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1995, 1998, and 2000, respectively, with post-doctoral work in low power analog circuit design at MIT in 2002. He has over 8 years experience working in start-ups and small businesses focused on electronics and sensing microsystems. He was worked developing Class II and Class III medical device systems and related circuits. He has led projects funded by the Army, Navy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and National Science Foundation and has worked on systems for numerous companies including Zoll, Vectron International, Varian Medical Systems, Ikaria, Covidien/Mallinckrodt, MC10. In addition, he has 5 years experience in academia, most recently holding a joint position in the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Departments at Northeastern University until 2007.

He also serves on review panels for the National Science Foundation, and is an associate editor for the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS).