A. Paul Schaap, Ph.D.

A. Paul Schaap, Ph.D.
Lumigen and Chemistry Faculty of WSU
(Retired) Chairman
Member since 2006

Paul Schaap, Ph.D., a 1967 Hope College graduate, is the retired chairman of Lumigen Inc., which he founded in 1987. He also is retired from the chemistry faculty of Wayne State University.

Dr. Schaap's research at WSU focused on the study of dioxetanes, chemical compounds that produce light. He remains involved with WSU as a member of the Board of Visitors of the School of Medicine and of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is a member of the Wayne State Foundation Board and of the Steering Committee of the Mott Center. The Grosse Pointe Park resident is a member of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Merit Academy.