As Chief Scientific Officer for Zulu Pods, Todd Currier brings more than a decade of experience in structural design and product development for aerospace mechanical systems. With extensive expertise in prototyping and unique fabrication experience, Todd has a strong intuition for the behavior of complex structural and fluid dynamics. He is a recognized technical expert with many of his scientific discoveries published in peer-reviewed journals, including Signal Process, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, and Under Review.
In addition to Todd’s revolutionary work speeding up manufacturing processes, alleviating costs, and reducing environmental impact, he is helping to open new areas of design and geometries never seen before.
Todd holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts Amherst specializing in fluid structure interaction. He is also a Chateaubriand Fellow with training from the fluid dynamics laboratory at Ecole Polytechnique in France. Before joining the Zulu Pods team, Todd acted as a senior member of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, developing strategy for ballistic missile defense.
When he is not advancing the field of aerospace engineering, Todd enjoys restoring classic cars and playing in bands.