Babu G. Sundar, Ph.D. Appointed Principal Investigator for Lightwave Logic, Inc.

Dr. Sundar Will Be Responsible for Chemical Synthesis of All Perkinamine™ Materials

Jul 17, 2012, 10:00 ET from Lightwave Logic, Inc.

NEWARK, Del., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG.OB), a technology company focused on the development of a Next Generation Non Linear Optical Polymer Materials Platform for applications in high speed fiber-optic data communications and optical computing, announced today that Dr. Babu G. Sundar has been appointed as its Principal Investigator effective August 1, 2012.

Dr. Sundar received a B.Sc. in chemistry from Voorhees College, University of Madras in 1980, and a M.Sc. in organic chemistry from the University of Madras, Chennai.  He received his Ph.D. in organic synthesis from the Indian Institute of Sciences in Bangalore where he studied Radical cyclization routes to terpenes and furans. Dr. Sundar has over 13-years of experience working in medicinal and organic chemistry at Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals and most recently Cephalon, Inc. Dr. Sundar has published 25 manuscripts, has been granted 10 patents, and has been the lead author on 7 journal publications.

Dr. Louis Glasgow, Chief Technology Officer for the Lightwave Logic commented, "Babu has enormous talent and experience.  He will bring to the Company fresh thinking and new insights with problem solving abilities that will be crucial to the acceleration of our development effort.  This is a tremendous addition to the team and the entire scientific staff is excited to have him on board."

Tom Zelibor, Chief Executive Officer of Lightwave Logic stated, "Now that our new Research & Development facility is up and running, we continue to implement on our strategic plan by staffing our new facility with highly experienced chemical synthesis professionals to leverage our investment."

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Lightwave Logic, Inc. is a development stage company that is producing prototype electro-optic demonstration devices and is moving toward commercialization of its high-activity, high-stability organic polymers for applications in electro-optical device markets. Electro-optical devices convert data from electric signals into optical signals for use in high-speed fiber-optic telecommunications systems and optical computers. Please visit the Company's website, for more information.

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