Dr. Danielle W. Merfeld, Ph.D.
Vice President, Niskayuna Technology Center
Technology Director of Electrical Technologies and Systems, GE Global Research
Danielle is the Vice President, Niskayuna Technology Center and Technology Director of Electrical Technologies and Systems, reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of GE. In this role she oversees the Electrical Technologies and Systems organization, a global team of 500 scientists and engineers, responsible for advanced technology development in the areas of semiconductor devices and packaging, signal electronics, communications, controls, power conversion and power systems. She is also the General Manager of GE Global Research in Niskayuna, NY leading the on-site functional teams including Facilities and Environmental Health and Safety.
Prior to her current role, Danielle was General Manager of Solar Technologies at GE Energy. Danielle received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.