Biography

Bryan Edwards works as a Technical Specialist for the Electrical & Computer Technologies practice. Bryan has a strong background in engineering and physics and a passion for writing. He combines these skills to prosecute patents for clients in the fields of renewable energy and cleantech, insurance and financial services, manufacturing, computer software, and biopharmaceuticals.

As an undergraduate, Bryan stationed in the Arctic to research engineering solutions to protect communities and their residents from avalanches. Bryan’s research experience contributed to his interest in the renewable energy field and inspired his contributions to the improvement of photovoltaic technology. His forward-looking, engineering-focused attitude is highly compatible with the firm’s commitment to advancing innovation across a variety of fields.

Outside of work, Bryan has a passion for the arts, both as a landscape and fashion photographer and as a musician.

Representative Experience

Bryan is experienced in a variety of industries including:

  • Power and energy
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer vision
  • Blockchain
  • Optics
  • Medical devices
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Telecommunications
  • Electronics

Background and Credentials

Bryan conducted graduate research on innovations in energy storage and generation. During his undergraduate thesis research, Bryan designed and built organic photovoltaic cells for flexible, transparent applications. By chemically stabilizing the cells, Bryan was able to significantly improve cell lifespan. Bryan has also worked in software development to bring software from conceptualization, through development and testing, and ultimately to market. Bryan's additional industry experience includes radio frequency engineering and high-power electrical systems engineering.

Bryan received his Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, serving as the Bosch Sustainability Graduate Fellow and as a member of the IEEE Eta Kappa Nu honor society. He received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Hamilton College, serving as Hamilton’s Chapter President of the Society of Physics Students.

Education

  • University of Michigan (M.S.)
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Hamilton College (B.S.)
    • Physics