Clean Combustion Summer School
Chief Operating Officer for Physical Technologies, and Technical Discipline Leader – Combustion GE Global Research
Dr. Dean joined GE in 1992 and currently leads the Combustion Systems team at GE Global Research in Niskayuna, N.Y. This organization comprises 5 labs and is responsible for technology related to gas turbine and reciprocating engine combustion. Prior to his current role he was section manager of Combustor-Diffuser-Nozzle (CDN) module at GE Aviation (2010-2013); Gas and Steam Turbine engineering leader at GE Oil & Gas based in Florence, Italy (2008-2010); and Pulsed Detonation Engine Advanced Technology program leader (2001-2007). He received his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University (1985) and Master's and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University (1990). He has over 25 patents and has co-authored over 50 reports and publications.