During the fifteen years that he has been at GE Research, Todd has led diverse programs in piezoelectric energy harvesting, thermoelectric waste heat recovery, railway infrastructure systems, and low-cost desalination systems. With his core expertise in composite structures he has supported the development of new polymer matrix composites for GE Aviation, and is currently working with a team at Baker Hughes GE on the qualification of ultra-deepwater flexible composite pipes and a new wind blade design for GE Renewables.
Dr. Anderson received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Arizona. Prior to joining GE, Dr. Anderson was an Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the University of Washington where he focused on multifunctional and additive composite structures research with support from NSF, NASA, DARPA and industrial partners. Todd has twenty-three issued U.S. patents and has published more than thirty reviewed journal and conference proceedings.