Fred Lisy, PhD
President, Orbital Research, Inc.
Dr. Frederick J. Lisy is the President of Orbital Research Inc., Cleveland Ohio. He oversees the development and commercialization of core technologies that focus on micro/miniature actuators and sensors with advanced control systems for the automotive, aircraft, renewable energy and medical products industries. Under his leadership, Orbital Research as presented with the “Inc 500” award in 2001 and has made Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management top 100 list for 8 consecutive years. Both awards recognize companies for fast and consistent growth. Prior to joining Orbital Research, Dr. Lisy was the Program Manager and Senior Researcher for the Center on Materials for Space Structures, a NASA Center for Commercial Development of Space at CWRU. While working at CMSS, he was instrumental in developing eight passive and one active space shuttle experiment. He received his BS, MS, and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.