Our Team

Our team of innovators, designers and engineers came together through our work at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.

  • James E. Smith

    James E. Smith received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University (WVU), Morgantown, West Virginia, USA in 1972, 1974, and 1984, respectively. He is currently the Director of the Center for Industrial Research Applications (CIRA) at West Virginia University, where he is also […] Read More ��

  • James E. Smith II, CPA, CGMA, Cr.FA

    A graduate from West Virginia University in Business Administration and Accounting, James holds the position of head of accounting and finance at WindPax LLC. James began his career in public accounting working extensively in both audit and tax disciplines before joining the WindPax team. Respectively, James is a talented entrepreneur bringing patented, creative technologies to […] Read More ��

  • Andrew D. Lowery

    Andrew D. Lowery has received degrees of Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering (2012), Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering (2006) and dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Computer and Electrical Engineering (2004) from the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University (WVU). Currently, he is the lead scientist at Plasma Igniter, LLC and a Visiting Scholar and […] Read More ��