BackPack Power

August 7, 2017

This is a functioning 80Watt electric generator designed by Sunpower Stirling engine R&D department in 2009. In a free-lance position, I figured out how to fabricate the Carbon Fiber Shroud. Using my experience with fiberglass, Kevlar, and Carbon Fiber I designed the form & process to cheaply build this structural one off show piece. The […]

Continuously Variable Bicycle Drivetrain

August 2, 2017

Here is a project spanning five years of development work where I crafted test fixtures, concept models, and working prototypes. Working with William T. Beale an innovative mechanical engineer, we built & experimented with multiple versions for “proof of concept” and ultimately a patented device making messy bicycle derailleurs & chains obsolete. The transmission may […]