Dr. Cabauy is co-founder, Chief Executive Officer of City Labs, Inc. In 2002, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Applied Physics. His thesis work was in Quantum Information Physics at Argonne National Laboratories (ANL), and he co-authored a publication with his thesis advisor, Dr. Paul Benioff, a seminal pioneer in the field of Quantum Computing.
In 2003, he founded and directed the Office of Entrepreneurial Science at Florida International University advising in intellectual property matters, and laying the groundwork for its technology incubator program. In 2005, Dr. Cabauy co-founded City Labs where his diverse experience in technology entrepreneurship, experimental and theoretical physics has been instrumental in both structuring the company and developing its product line. Under his leadership, the company completed a Series A investment round in 2010, commercialized its signature betavoltaic product line in 2012 and has successfully navigated the complex regulatory landscape achieving the world’s first general license for a betavoltaic product.
As of 2017 City Labs has achieved a strong patent portfolio under Cabauy’s leadership and is introducing a new class of betavoltaics that will expand its commercial reach into medical implants, wireless sensors and space satellite applications. In addition to his duties at City Labs, Dr. Cabauy serves on the board of FIU’s University Research Foundation since 2013.