Scientist and Serial Entrepreneur
Eric Cummings is a scientist and serial entrepreneur. In 1996 he founded LabSmith Inc., a laboratory equipment company that is a leading manufacturer in the field of microfluidics. Cummings also started two companies in the renewable energy market: Cool Earth Solar, whose mission was to develop a cost optimized PV-power plants, and MaxOut Renewables, which makes power electronics for the solar market.
He previously worked as a principal scientist at Sandia National Laboratories in Micro and Nanofluidics. Cummings earned his Ph.D. in aeronautics and chemistry from Caltech in 1995.