David Torrey is a Senior Principal Engineer in the Electric Power organization at GE Research. His research interests are in the design and control of electric machines, particularly within the context of integrated energy conversion systems. His application experience ranges from machine design for subsea hydrocarbon pumping, electric submersible pumps, to design of next-generation generators for offshore wind turbines, to design of engine-embedded generators to support hybrid electric aircraft. He holds 14 awarded patents and 18 pending in the electric machine, power electronics, and control fields related to applications in transportation, renewable energy, oil and gas, and micro-grids. He has authored over 40 journal papers, over 70 conference papers, 3 book chapters, and one textbook in these areas. He supervised 13 doctoral theses while on the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. David has a B.S. degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and S.M., E.E., and Ph.D. degrees from MIT, all in electrical engineering. He is a fellow of IEEE and IET.