David J. Scanlan

David J. Scanlan

Director of Process/Manufacturing Engineering

Dave Scanlan joined ZPower in 2008 as a Principal Process Engineer, where he worked with his teams to optimize, characterize, and commercialize materials and manufacturing processes used to produce separator, electrolyte, and electrodes for silver-zinc batteries.  As a Director of Engineering at ZPower, Scanlan leads his dynamic group of engineers in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of in-house designed technology solutions to meet product requirements. Prior to joining the ZPower team Scanlan was a precision coating process expert across multiple industries and product platforms for 3M, Imation and Avery Dennison.  He holds 10 published patents and patent applications in his fields of focus. While at 3M and Imation, he managed engineering teams, and he led capital improvement and commercialization projects.

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1984; M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1990