Paul Reynolds, Ph.D.
Paul Reynolds has been an engineer and entrepreneur throughout his career. Following the completion of his Ph.D. in Ultrasound at Strathclyde University, Paul built the leading ultrasound and piezoelectric simulation tool company, PZFlex, from a small consulting package to the premier modeling tool worldwide in its field. During this time he acted as a consultant in a wide range of fields for universities, small companies, and multinational corporations, and was highly successful in winning and commercializing SBIR grants, and was awarded the Tibbetts Award in 2011 by the Small Business Administration for the success of PZFlex. He then worked in a variety of startups including medical software, advanced imaging, premium ultrasound system transducers, and wireless power. Currently, he is Founder and CTO of Acoustiic Inc, a company dedicated to non-invasive surgery for cancer via ultrasound.
Reynolds has also been active with the IEEE Ultrasonic, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society, serving in various roles including IUS Technical Program Committee Vice-Chair for Transducers, Associate Editor in Chief for the IEEE Transactions on UFFC, as a founding member for the IEEE-USA EPIC Entrepreneurship Committee (EPIC), General Chair for the International Ultrasonics Symposium in Las Vegas 2020, and is currently President of the UFFC-S for 2020-21. He actively blogs on engineering topics and the intersection with venture capital and media, as well as engineering ethics issues. Paul is a Public Policy Liaison on the 2020 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee.