Kos Galatsis

"Dr. Koz"

Engineering PhD Tech Sleuth
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Family, Health, Heritage, & Work

galatsis (at) gmail.com
drkoz (at) forensicsdetctors.com


Dr. Kos Galatsis (Dr.Koz) is the CEO of Forensics Detectors, a technology company offering environmental air quality monitoring solutions. He is also CEO of Carbonics, Inc., a venture funded startup that is working with the the Department of Defense on cryogenic electronics for quantum computing. Dr. Koz has worked as a consulting expert witness in over 40 legal cases specializing in carbon monoxide and air quality engineering issues. As a counter balance, Dr. Galatsis is a dedicated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor at South Bay Jiu Jitsu in Hermosa Beach, California. Early in his career, Dr. Galatsis served as an Associate Professor in Material Science Engineering at UCLA from 2004 to 2014 making significant contributions to the fields of nanomaterials, nanosensors, and nanoelectronics. He has an undergraduate (with Honors) in Computer Systems Engineering (RMIT University), a PhD in Sensor Technology Engineering (RMIT University) and a MBA (LaTrobe University). On his off time, you will find Dr. Koz spending time with his wife and three children going to the beach, surfing, grilling burgers or individually hitting the gym or going for a run on the local Palos Verdes Peninsula trails.