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John Mohyi (CEO Mohyi Labs and Primary Investigator)
John is the founder of Mohyi Labs and the inventor. He currently has three patents pending and is also a third-year law student at MSU. Highlights include: Former Program Manager of UAS Operations at Detroit Aircraft Corporation; Expertise and experience in CAD, 3D printing, government relations, prototype development, industrial design, patent writing, and business development; Patent pending on Impeller-Based Vehicle Propulsion System (Counter-Vortex Diffuser Technology) for bladeless propulsion; Patent pending on Aerial Centrifugal Impeller (ACI) design for bladeless propulsion; Patent pending on Multi-use Syringe Holder medical device for the healthcare industry; Honors Degrees in Economics and Psychology, Wayne State University; recent Contestant on Intel’s America’s Greatest Makes on TBS; 2016 finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition hosted by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and USPTO for the invention of the bladeless drone, 2017 finalist for the U.S Department of Energy Cleantech Up competition, and West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the year.
Eric Z. (Aerospace Engineer)
Eric is an aircraft mechanical engineer and performs testing of the propulsion system. Highlights include: Secret Clearance; Mechanical Engineer; Licensed Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic (FAA license); Licensed Avionics Technician, Radiotelephone Operator and RADAR Endorsement (FCC license). Eric has been involved with the Bladeless Drone project since early 2014.
Jeff Hall (Mechanical Engineer)
Jeff is a mechanical engineer with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Jeff has consulted and done prototyping work for many startups. Among other skills, Jeff is skilled in CAD, 3D printing, and CNC work. Jeff has been a part of the Bladeless Drone project since late 2014.
Perry DiClemente (Aerospace Engineer)
Perry is an award winning aircraft engineer and designer who previously worked as a Senior Configuration Specialist for McDonnell Douglas for 15 years, as the Director of Integration Services for Eclipse Aviation, and as a new product development Manager at NAVAIR among others. Perry is the designated service provider for our recent Michigan Business Accelerator Grant. Highlights include: Experienced manager and award winning aircraft designer; A veteran (Naval Flight Officer), innovator, investor and entrepreneur. Spending the past three decades working with various aircraft manufacturers, both startup and established, commercial and government, bringing new products to market; Past programs include McDonnell Douglas, Inc. (FA‐18E/F), Eclipse Aviation, Inc. (Model 500 Very Light Jet), Department of the Navy (SeaScout Seaworthy Unmanned Air Vehicle), and ICON Aircraft (ICON A5 Amphibian Light Sport Aircraft), all four won major industry and design awards and recognition. Perry has provided guidance since 2012, but assumed an official role as a service provider for the Bladeless Drone in late 2015.