Named “One of 50 R&D Stars to Watch” by Industry Week magazine, Dr. Richard Pavelle is an inventor and physicist who creates unique products from a knowledge of current technology and a projection of future technological trends. Dr. Pavelle holds a Ph.D. in mathematical physics (General Relativity) from the University of London and an undergraduate degree in physics from Columbia University. Dr. Pavelle has published more than 50 articles, given 200 presentations, has more than 20 patents issued and pending and has appeared in dozens of newspaper and magazine articles. He is an author of the first mathematical article to appear in Scientific American, entitled Computer Algebra. On the research staff at MIT at the Laboratory for Computer Science and Lincoln Laboratory, Dr. Pavelle was a coauthor of MACSYMA and advocate of Computer Algebra systems. He was the first scientist to apply these techniques to solve intractable mathematical problems in science, engineering, defense systems and finance. He was the motivating force and the leader in the first business venture based upon this technology that now has sales in the hundreds of millions from several companies. Successful consumer-related patents: Credit Card Calculator licensed to Casio, Sharp and Canon, Golf Putter with expanded sweet spot used by most golf professionals, XLERATOR Hand Dryer licensed to Excel Dryer as well as a patent titled “Method and Apparatus for Providing Secure Time Stamps for Documents and Computer Files” that was purchased by Intellectual Ventures.