David Dausch has more than 20 years of experience in research and development (R&D), program development and technology commercialization. He manages the Center for Engineered Systems which develops advanced materials and electronics technologies in the biomedical, energy, industrial and defense 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.
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 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 15 US patents.