David Dausch has more than 25 years of experience in research and development (R&D), program development and technology commercialization. He manages the Center for Engineered Systems which performs research and develops technology solutions for health, environmental, energy and defense applications.
Previously, he served as the Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Technologies Team Leader at RTI, where he managed R&D programs for government and commercial clients. 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 also supported technology transfer and innovation capacity building programs in the Middle East and helped launch a startup R&D and technology acceleration company in the region. He has published and presented over 85 scientific and technical papers and has received 16 US patents.