Dmitri Boutoussov, PhD
Vice President, Research and Development
Dmitri Boutoussov joined BIOLASE in 2000, initially as Director of Engineering. He has been leading the entire Research & Development organization since 2004. His ideas combine beautiful industrial design with industry-leading laser capabilities, which is why clinicians love BIOLASE products.
Boutoussov has significantly expanded the Company’s intellectual property portfolio, and has authored or co-authored more than 50 U.S. and international patents and patent applications, and more than 30 publications in peer reviewed magazines and conferences. He has lectured in the U.S. and internationally on Laser Physics and Laser Medical Applications.
Prior to BIOLASE, from 1996 until 2000 Boutoussov served as a Senior Laser Engineer at Premier Laser Systems and from 1992 until 1996 as a Technical Manager at Laser Medical Systems in Austria. He has also been a research engineer at Ioffe Institute, Academy of Sciences, in St. Petersburg, one of the most recognized science schools worldwide. Boutoussov holds a doctor of philosophy and a master of science degree in physics from Polytechnic University in St. Petersburg.