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Pyro-E is democratizing power generation to address the need for safety, reliance and sustainability in our energy infrastructure.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website

Company Summary

We provide hardware-as-a-service to reduce the surplus of urban parking spaces. The goal is to reduce city traffic by 30% and cut parking enforcement costs by 80%.


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    Kevin S. Lu

    Dr. Lu is the inventor of Pyro-E’s patents and had a strong record of accomplishments in academic research. Previously, Dr. Lu has led efforts on federal SBIR projects on thermoelectric waste recovery and is a strong advocate of lean product development and manufacturing. Dr. Lu obtained a doctorate from UCLA in 2008 and attended UPenn and Carnegie Mellon University as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

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    Phani Meduri
    VP Finance

    Dr. Meduri brings to Pyro-E over 10 years of engineering leadership and technology development experience including over 5 years of experience in cleantech industry. He is an inventor of multiple patents and is an expert in the area of system design optimization for power generation using green energy technologies. Dr. Meduri obtained a doctorate from UCLA and is obtaining his MBA from the Haas School of Business.

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    Artin Der Minassians
    VP Engineering

    Dr. Der Minassians is a technical leader with a proven track record of innovation in power electronics R&D. With hands-on experience building both single and multi-phase Stirling engines, he leads the technology development effort at Pyro-E. In the past, he had been the first to develop a multiphased, freepiston Stirling engine generator for his doctoral thesis at UCBerkeley in 2007.


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    Seth R. Sanders
    Technology Advisor