Bridger Photonics Chief Tech Officer
Jul 29, 2022
Mike Thorpe - Bridger Photonics
Bridger Photonics Chief Tech Officer

Mike Thorpe is the Chief Technology Officer at Bridger Photonics, Inc. and is a laser physicist and technologist who specializes in lidar remote sensing and trace gas detection. He received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Western Washington University, his PhD in Physics from the University of Colorado, and did his post-graduate studies at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, CO. Mike moved to Bozeman in 2012 to join Bridger Photonics to develop laser-based technologies that positively impact society. At Bridger, Mike has led the development of the company’s main products including high-precision dimensional metrology systems that are used for manufacturing applications and Gas Mapping LiDARTM, an airborne mapping technology that provides emissions monitoring data products for stakeholders throughout the natural gas supply chain.

- Will be introduced by Chris Moriarty