Fred Bahr is the inventor of integrated LED drivers and brings a wealth of over 30 years' experience in designing cutting-edge technology for industrial applications, medical devices, and ultra-low-power systems. Mr. Bahr is the sole inventor and patent holder for five novel programmable LED driver systems. His talents have created spin-offs and new products for the companies he has worked for, and he has received numerous recognitions and awards for his outstanding work. In 2012 he received an award from NASA for his design relating to improving the efficiency and safety of humans in space, which was deployed to the International Space Station in 2009.
Mr. Bahr's talents span multiple engineering diciplines, including electronics, biomedical, industrial, mechanical, software, and embedded designs. He has created a great number of advanced systems, such as a remote-controlled pacemaker with telemetry, smart passive implantable data acquisition systems, frequency domain cardiac analysis software, seamless smart mouthguards for detecting concussions, drivers for large three-phase motors, an electric wheelchair navigated by eye blinks, and high-efficiency heat exchangers for fluids. In recent years, Mr. Bahr has focused on LED products and smart integrated devices that enable users to harvest energy from the environment. Mr. Bahr has been appointed to the Association of Ohio Commodores for his achievements and contributions to the state of Ohio. His leadership includes positions as a teacher of engineering at the University of Cincinnati and at the Cincinnati State Technical College and as the director of engineering of a medical device company.
Mr. Bahr received his master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1992.