Dr. David Flinchbaugh [doctorflinchbaugh@yahoo.com]


*Dr. David E. Flinchbaugh received his 50yr Pin and Letter acknowledging his continuous membership and participation in the IRE (joined in 1954) and the IEEE (a total of 58 years, 44 of them with the Orlando Section, through all the chairs, plus, in various years Chairman AESS, Sonics & Untrasonics, Lasers & Photonics, Consultants Network, Arrangements, Awards, PACE, Florida Council IEEE, and several times Session Organizer & Chairman for SouthCon and SouthEastCon)


*IEEE Region III Representative to the Intellectual Property Committee (Washington, DC):

Dr. David E. Flinchbaugh


Following the passing of Ed Tutle in 2010, an established Patent Licensing Professional formerly with the Orlando Section IEEE, Dr  David Flinchbaugh was invited to, and accepted the responsibility of filling this position of Representative from IEEE Region 3 to the Intellectual Property Committee operating at the IEEE Washington, DC Office. He has participated in many activities and events relating to the very controversial passage of the America Invents Act and its debilitating consequences relating to our members and independent innovators in general. As current President of the Inventors Council of Central Florida and a representative to the United Inventors Association of America and a former Board member of the National Congress of Inventor Organizations, he promotes education and cost-effective use of the the US Patent & Trademark Office and the Library of Congress for copyrights. He personally has many USA and foreign patents since starting with IBM in 1956, and he now fights for the rights of independent inventors as an entrepreneur and innovator with over 250 inventions.


 *IEEE Orlando Section Official Representative to INCOSE:      Dr. David E. Flinchbaugh


Starting in 2010, Dr. Dave Flinchbaugh has been a regular monthly attendee at the International Council for Systems Engineering meetings and seminars. Many of the topics discussed relate to his own past work on Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, NASA,  and Homeland Security programs. He was invited to meet the USA  INCOSE President this year, and to make a presentation at their meeting. In addition, he has invited IEEE members Michael Hassan, Lynn Guthre, and special guests such as Dr. Axel Widera, the just retired German Executive Director of the multinational MEADS program to attend their events as well. Interested Section members may contact Dave at 407-255-0880 for further information.  



Dave Flinchbaugh, custodian for all planned use of the UCF Entrepreneurial Incubator facility for IEEE and related meetings and events.   407-255-0880