Amy Linsebigler is the Commercial Director and Chief Scientist for Material Characterization at GE Research. In the Commercial Director role, Amy applies the material characterization knowledge and extensive methods development of the team to commercial customer needs. As a Chief Scientist, she works with other Chief Scientists and Engineers to explore new technical directions for the GE Research organization.
Amy has been at GE Research for 23 years, and in her most recent role was the Technology Leader for Materials Characterization and Chemical Sensing. In this role she was responsible for driving advanced material characterization techniques and developing chemical sensing products and services for Power, Water, Inspection technologies, and Healthcare. She also held the role of Business Program Manager for GE Homeland Protection/Morpho Detection for 7 years where she was the commercial interface between the business and GE Research. In this role she managed a government funding portfolio for the business and GE Research in the areas of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives detection. She also held technology and project leader roles in chemical and biological sensing, advanced microscopy, and surface analysis.
Amy has 20 peer reviewed publications including a highly (11,000+) cited review article on TiO2 photochemistry and holds 3 US Patents in X-ray tube engineering and active sensing surfaces. Amy serves as an Industrial Mentor for Union College’s Impact program and serves as a National Institute of Health proposal reviewer. Amy has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry/Surface Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a BS in Chemistry, with a minor in Math and Art History, from Seton Hill University.