Chris has B.S.’s in Mathematics and Physics, an M.S. in Physics, and a Ph.D. in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics from Florida State University. Before GE, he worked for 12 years developing technology for Launch and Landing of Space Vehicles in support of NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, FL.
He Joined GE Research in 2010 where he worked in the following areas: Development of Low Cryogen Superconducting Magnets (LCM) and components for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Machines, controls and data acquisition for combustion test operations with Aviation and Power, financial models to support Capital with federal stress test regulations, development of High Speed control of 1 MW class inverters for Hybrid Electric Propulsion with Power Conversion, and turbine availability improvements at Renewables’ offshore wind farm at Block Island.
Most recently he has worked with Additive on high speed closed loop control of the additive process, improvements to sensors, and development of the M-Line product line. He has recently served as Operations Leader for Controls and Operations. Chris has authored 90+ journal articles, holds 4 Granted patents, 2 Whitney Awards, 1 Dushman award, and is a Certified LabVIEW Developer.
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
1998First joined Kennedy Space Center
First Joined GE Research2010
1998Graduated with Ph.D.