Severinsky, Dr. Alex
- Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Institute for Precision Measurements in Radioelectronics and Physics, (Moscow, Russia), 1975
- M.S., Electrical Engineering, Kharkov College of Radioelectronics (Kharkov, Ukraine), 1967
Dr. Severinsky is the inventor of the Hyperdrive power-amplified internal combustion engine power train used in the Toyota Prius and other vehicles, as well as the founder and Chairman Emeritus of PAICE Corporation, which licenses the Hyperdrive to hybrid vehicle manufacturers. In 2006, Dr. Severinsky resigned as CEO of PAICE and became CEO of Fuelcor LLC, an intellectual property development and management company. Dr. Severinsky holds 30 patents in the United States with numerous patent filings in countries worldwide.
HONORS AND AWARDS
- 2008 - Inductee into the A. James Clark School of Engineering Innovation Hall of Fame, University of Maryland
- 2009 - Thomas A. Edison Patent Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)