Igor Fridman

Washington, District of Columbia, US

Science & commercialization expert, VP Research. Quantum, Sensors, Electronics, Education, SBIR, R&D
Igor's Skills
Research and Development (R&D)
Wearable Technology
Human Factors
Electrical Engineering
Physics Education
Experimental Design
Patent Analysis
Patent Development
Patent Applications
Intellectual Property Strategy
Intellectual Property
Science Policy
Scientific Analysis
Work Experience

Vice President of Research

Small Business R&D

October 2015 - August 2016

Small business that pioneered standoff electromagnetic sensing technology for biomedical and military applications. My work focused on the development of warfighter technologies including physiological monitors for operators in extreme environments, sensors and data algorithms for cognitive augmentation, and electromagnetic sensors for atmospheric and subsurface measurements. Wrote numerous successful SBIR proposals to NSF, DoD and NIH. Principal Investigator (PI) on a SBIR program to develop physiological sensors for the Navy, and PI on an NSF Phase II SBIR to develop a K-12 educational tool that optimizes student learning using brain-waves.

Science & Technology Policy Fellow

U.S. Federal Agency

September 2016 - July 2018

Support the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, OUSD(R&E), in an office which provides scientific leadership and oversight of the Department of Defense (DoD) basic research enterprise. Program manager of industry-university R&D program. Assist leadership with planning S&T programs.


University of Toronto

PhD, Physics

2007 - 2013