David Walter

David Walter is a technology manager for the Technology to Market team, joining SETO in December 2016. He focuses on power electronics, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), and codes and standards. Prior to this role, David was a senior engineer for Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, where he evaluated solar and wind installations for risk exposures from fire and operational issues, as well as provided energy yield analysis. Prior to that, he was the mechanical section leader and a pilot for the deep submergence vehicle Alvin at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, performing research globally in depths up to 4500 meters.

David is a registered Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional, having worked in the solar, energy efficiency, deep sea research, naval nuclear, and biotechnology industries. He has a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, having served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant and Assistant Engineer on USS Alabama, a nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine.