Dawn returns to TEDxDetroit 2016 to update her talk originally presented at TEDxDetroit 2009 on the science, research and field tests of Accio Energy’s EHD (electrohydrodynamic) wind power technology. This silent, stationary and wildlife friendly source of wind energy is ready to change the world.
Dr. White is a co-founder, President/CTO, and a board member of Accio Energy where she leads the technical team developing Accio’s EHD wind energy technology.
Dr. White previously founded Solidica, Inc. where she invented and commercialized the Ultrasonic Consolidation rapid prototyping process as the Form-ation rapid prototyping machine. Prior to founding Solidica, Dr. White was a serial intrapreneur, commercializing technologies to create new business opportunities in multiple industries.
Dr. White earned a BS and MS in Materials Science and Engineering, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Illinois. She has a continuous record of commercial innovation in a range of materials processing fields, including welding and joining science, metal spray forming, intelligent processing of materials and rapid prototyping and tooling. She has published dozens of technical papers, and is a productive inventor, having been awarded 27 US Patents.
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