David Dausch

Director, Engineered Systems

David Dausch


  • PhD, Ceramic Engineering, Clemson University
  • BS, Ceramic Engineering, Clemson University

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David Dausch has experience in advanced R&D, program development and technology commercialization. He helped develop and execute programs in technology transfer and innovation capacity building in the Middle East, including serving as Technical Director for RPD Innovations, a translational R&D company sponsored by the Saudi Arabia Advanced Research Alliance (SAARA).  In this role, he was responsible for organizational management, marketing and business development, and the creation of a technology portfolio with a focus on market assessment and commercial development of materials and chemical products, electronic sensors and systems, and water and energy technologies.

Previously Dr. Dausch was Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Technologies Team Leader at RTI, where he managed R&D programs for government and commercial clients in the medical, defense and industrial sectors.  He was the lead inventor of a novel intracardiac medical imaging technology and subsequently served as Chief Technology Officer for startup company Envisage Medical to commercialize the technology.  He has published and presented over 85 scientific and technical papers and has received 15 US patents.