Genesee Northern Staff

Michael Pyszczek


Mr. Pyszczek holds a B.A. degree in Chemistry and an M.S. degree in business management. Mike has been granted 12 US patents and has published over 20 papers in the fields of electrochemistry and power source design. Mike has served the corporate research and development departments of Honeywell, Inc., Greatbatch, Inc. and GentCorp Ltd. During his career Mike has held leadership positions in product development, engineering, and chemical operations. Prior to founding GNR, Mike co-founded and served as Vice President, Technology for Balan Biomedical Inc, a medical market intelligence and engineering services provider.

Christopher R. Feger Ph.D.

Director of Electrochemical Research

Dr. Feger has earned a BS degree in chemistry from MIT and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Following his post-doctoral fellowship at Clemson University, he joined the research staff at St Jude Medical. Serving as Principal Scientist, Chris was involved in various projects utilizing his skills in project management, and process and quality system development. He has published several papers in the field of solid state materials and has been awarded 13 patents.

Kenneth C. Syracuse, D.Sc.

Chief Scientist

Dr. Syracuse holds M.S. degrees in Theoretical Statistics and Electro-mechanical Engineering, with a Doctor of Science in Mathematics. He has spent the better part of the last 25 years in medical research and development, beginning as the associate statistician on the leukemia inter-group studies at Roswell Park Memorial Institute, and later as a senior R&D scientist for Greatbatch Inc. In addition, he has been awarded several patents and has authored publications in medical and engineering journals. Ken’s areas of expertise include mathematical modeling of electro-chemical, mechanical, and physical systems, and he also teaches courses in cardiology, and medical device interface and technology.