Brandon D. Tinianov, 39

August 11, 2010

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Brandon D. Tinianov, 39 

 






CTO

Serious Materials, Sunnyvale, Calif.

EDUCATION

BS ME, Tulane University

MS ME, University of Texas

PhD, Colorado School of Mines

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

PE, LEED AP

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Materials scientist, inventor; has 12 issued patents and 20 pending patents.

Product manufacturer's chief technical strategist; responsible for new product strategy, road mapping, development of intellectual property portfolio, and company representation in technical and business forums.

Oversaw development of Quietrock line of soundproofing drywall; led development of energy-efficient ThermaProof Window line; helped develop sustainable EcoRock drywall panels.

EXTRACURRICULAR

Founding chair, USGBC Silicon Valley chapter.

Contributor, co-author, national and international building codes for ASTM, ANSI, and ISO.

Adjunct professor, engineering department, Colorado School of Mines.

Author, co-author, 16 peer-reviewed journal articles.

OFF THE CLOCK

Has a low carbon footprint; only 8,500lb./year (national average: about 24,000lb./year.)

SECRET LIFE

Has a knack for finding lost objects.