Management Team

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Bryan Blackburn, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer & Acting Chief Executive Officer

In his role at Redox, Bryan brings more than 10 years of experience in device and system design, leading interdisciplinary teams, and project management. He is an expert in the area of solid state devices, including electrochemical systems such as solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Bryan develops relationships with key partners and leads development of Redox’s products as well as manufacturing scale-up of the company’s SOFC and stack technologies. Prior to Redox, Bryan was a Fellow at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he co-managed an energy-efficiency technology development program. As an entrepreneur and consultant he has also conducted a variety of techno-economic analyses for alternative energy technologies and developed award-winning business plans. In other capacities, Bryan has developed various technologies and products ranging from packaged electronic devices to the scale-up of a nanoparticle synthesis process.

Bryan has several issued patents for solid-state electrochemical devices. He earned a Ph.D. and master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering, a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida.

David J. Buscher
Chief Operating Officer

Prior to Redox, Dave had a distinguished engineering career that began at the Harry Diamond Laboratories (HDL) with a civilian tour in Vietnam assigned to United States Army Science Advisors Office. He was instrumental in bringing computer aided design and manufacturing techniques to HDL and was the principal inventor of a Revenue Metering System for power companies and a Multi-axis Laser Scanner and Binary Integrator for fixed cell radar alarm data. He later joined the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory where he was involved in myriad aspects of radar and command and control development, installation, test and operation. During this period he also created and taught Technical Management and Systems Engineering courses in the JHU Whiting School of Engineering. In 1996, Dave co-founded Solipsys Corporation where he served as vice president of operations. Following the sale of Solipsys to the Raytheon Company in 2003, he then went on to form several successful businesses.

Dave holds a master’s degree in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University.

Thomas Langdo, Ph.D.
Vice President of Research & Development

Thomas brings 14 years of startup and research laboratory technical and management expertise in the design, fabrication, and manufacturing of advanced materials, solid state devices, and microelectronics. Prior to joining Redox Thomas gained multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial technical management experience from several technology startups as CTO of The Water Initiative, Manager Technology Development at Contour Semiconductor, and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at AmberWave Systems. In addition, at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Thomas was MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) Fabrication Manager, Principal Member of Technical Staff, and MEMS Fabrication Group Leader, leading Draper’s MEMS fabrication efforts supporting multiple government programs and customers. Thomas has over 30 issued US patents and 55 coauthored technical papers and presentations. Thomas received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Electronic Materials where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow with a minor in the Sloan School of Management and his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering and B.A. in the Integrated Science Program from Northwestern University.