Gerald Simmons was previously President of MOS International, a high-tech company that develops and markets sophisticated hardware and software, and multi-user/multi-tasking computer systems for commercial and government applications. As President of MOS, Mr. Simmons had full accountability for profit and loss, and performed management functions for all facets of the business, including manufacturing, product development, vendor relations, corporate direction, finance, policies and procedures, as well as marketing functions.
Mr. Simmons was an early backer and investor in Dr. Jonas Salk’s (discovered the Polio Vaccine) start-up company, Immune Response; a company founded to find a cure for the HIV virus. Over the years, Mr. Simmons has been instrumental in numerous start-ups, from inception to IPO and/or sale, including Data Pac Systems and Stamps.Com.
Several of the other companies Mr. Simmons managed or consulted for are IBM, Inertial Propulsion Systems, Microvalt, U.S.P.S, Velocity, Docexchange, Tritek Technology, Micro General Corp., Sony Corp., and Hewlett Packard. Mr. Simmons was also co-founder and a board director of Tri-Alpha Energy; an R&D company researching fusion-based nuclear power production.
Dr. Rahman has a solid background in theoretical, experimental and computational plasma physics. He has consistently published papers in international scientific journals and presented lectures on original scientific work at national and international conferences and workshops. Taught various physics courses in different universities around the world. Experienced in working both industry and educational institutions. Skilled in developing and implementing standardized policies and procedures. Experienced in leading large size business and academic groups.
Dr. Rahman holds an appointment in the department of Physics and astronomy as a project scientist. He has over three decades of experience in the field of fusion-energy and space physics research. His research spans on all three areas of experiment, theory and computational physics. His particular emphasis on research has been on: dense Z pinches for fusion, laboratory simulation of space plasma structures, and propagation of neutralized plasma beams.
Dr. Rahman previously directed the Space Simulation Laboratory at Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) from 1986-2000. He was the Principal investigator on various projects funded by NASA, NSF, US Air Force, DOE and NRL. He served as principal investigator on staged Z-pinch research conducted as a joint venture between Universities of California Riverside and Irvine that was funded by US department of Energy.
Dr. Rahman holds B. Sc. From Punjab University and M. Sc., M. Phil from Quaid-i-Azam University Pakistan. In 1983, he earned his Ph.D. in physics from Ruher University Bochum and Quaid-i-Azam University under DAAD scholarship program. Dr. Rahman has published over 70 papers in archival journals and books. He presently has two patents pending for final approval.
Arshad Mohammad has extensive experience leveraging senior level networks in the wholesale and retail industries and in high technology. He has been brining new and innovative solutions to the global market place over last 20 years of experience with strategic planning, plant operations, and modern production systems. He is capable of managing and running all aspects of new or existing businesses.
Arshad Mohammad holds MBA in International Business from Florida International University. He also holds MBA in Management Information Systems (With Distinction) from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.