Our thanks to Dan Gray, founder of Gray Optics, who generously shared his knowledge and expertise with our 7th grade students on Maine BioScience Day. Dan is a recognized principal engineer with 11 years of industry experience in medical, biometric, consumer, and industrial markets. Throughout his career, Dan has consulted with startups in the earliest phases of development, all the way to Fortune 500 companies launching their next innovative product. Dan is passionate about engineering, product development, and manufacturing. At Gray Optics, Dan partners with clients to design and develop their products, solve complex engineering challenges, and transfer them to manufacturing. Dan has authored or co-authored seven peer-reviewed journal publications and nine granted patents.
Dan's presentation was exciting and engaging! The hands-on activities challenged our students. The presentation left them asking questions, which is evidence that they are thinking about the content covered and considering the possibilities that careers in Bioscience offers! We extend our gratitude to Agnieszka Carpenter for connecting us to Dan, and to Morgan Cuthbert for his investment in this essential program for our students.