David works with researchers in the physical sciences and engineering disciplines to facilitate invention disclosures, intellectual property protection, and licensing agreements.
David has a varied engineering background, including environmental, chemical, biological, and materials. David joined OCCD in 2013 with experience as a consulting engineer, postdoctoral researcher, and academic advisor. He earned a BS in environmental engineering from Yale University in 2001, a MS in materials science from Oregon State in 2010, and a PhD in ecological engineering from Oregon State in 2011. David is also a registered patent agent.