Gideon Frieder


 Gideon Frieder is the former Dean of Engineering and currently A. James Clark Professor Emeritus of Engineering and Applied Science in the School of Engineering of George Washington University. Author of various academic publications in areas of Physics, Logic, medical applications and computer design, his background includes industrial and academic development of sophisticated projects such as complex systems (in the Israeli DoD), an innovative universal emulator/computer used, among other applications, in the certification of the Trident Submarine firing systems (in the US, via industrial corporations) and the design of a solar car that won the first place in the world in the 1995 Word Solar Challenge in Japan. ( George Washington University).

 In all cases, the development was from the "glean in the eye" phase, through basic research followed by development, design, certification and prototype.