Dr. Cody Friesen is an Entrepreneur, Materials Scientist and Physical Electrochemist. He is the Founder of Fluidic Energy, an advanced battery company and the Founder and CEO of Zero Mass Water, a water technology company. Friesen is the Fulton Engineering Professor of Innovation at Arizona State University and is a Senior Sustainability Scientist at the ASU Global Institute of Sustainability.
Friesen was named by The Aspen Institute as a 2015 Henry Crown Fellow. He was also named among the “TR35”, one of the top 35 innovators in the world under 35 years of age, by MIT’s; Technology Review in 2009. He serves on the US Manufacturing Council for the US Department of Commerce and is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative.
He has 145 active patent matters worldwide, 32 granted patents and 11 US patents. He earned a BSE in Materials Science and Engineering from Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in the same discipline from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.