Greg Bixler, PhD, PE, is Co-Founder & CEO of Design Outreach. He also teaches an appropriate technology course at The Ohio State University (his alma mater). Greg started his mechanical engineering career at Battelle, where he worked with interdisciplinary teams of engineers working on a variety of R&D programs. In 2007 he witnessed extreme poverty up close and personal in Central Asia and realized that he could help alleviate suffering using his engineering talents. His endeavors have led him to 26 countries. He and his wife are active in their church and have three kids.