Andrew Huibers

Hertz Fellow: Andrew Huibers

Stanford University

Area of Study

Electrical Engineering

Fellowship Years

1992 - 1997

Andy Huibers, Hertz Fellow 1992, gets teased a lot about bumping into people. Andy wrote the original Bump App in 2009, which has been installed on 130 million iOS/Android phones. He received his BS in EE in 1992 from Princeton, followed by an MS and PhD in EE from Stanford. Andy’s love of physics led to a PhD on coherent electronic transport, and a professional career building a variety of opto-electronic devices and optical measurement systems. He was the founder and CTO of Refl ectivity and a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Texas Instruments, and is an inventor on 112 patents.