Morris S. Young

MORRIS S. YOUNG co-founded AXT, Inc., in 1986 and has served as chairman
of its board of directors since February 1998 and president and chief
executive officer, as well as a director, since 1989. From 1985 to 1989,
Dr. Young was a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr.
Young holds a bachelor of science degree in metallurgical engineering
from Chengkung University, Taiwan, a master of science degree in
metallurgy from Syracuse University and a PhD in metallurgy from
Polytechnic University.