President & Founder
Joe Birmingham, President and Founder, has over 30 years of research, development, and manufacturing experience, bringing many products to markets in the energy harvesting, ionized gas, biomedical, semiconductor, among other tech industries.
Joe is a prolific inventor in several technology areas and is a listed inventor on more than 25 patents. Previously, Joe was a Senior Research Engineer in the Electrical and Chemical Processing Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. During his tenure at Aberdeen Proving Ground, he invented, developed, and patented revolutionary air purification technology (“Plasma Catalysis”). Joe was the Chief Investigator for multiple DARPA, DOE, and other USG grants totaling over $20 million.
He received a BES (dual degree) in Chemical Engineering-Materials Science Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and has completed graduate studies in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at George Washington University.