Cody is an Unreasonable Fellow. Cody was part of Unreasonable Impact Americas 2018.
Dr. Cody Friesen is a technology innovator, entrepreneur, and materials scientist. Founder and CEO of Zero Mass Water, Friesen and his team developed SOURCE, a solar panel that makes safe, great-tasting drinking water from the air, independent of infrastructure. Friesen is also the founder of Fluidic Energy, an advanced battery company powering remote grids worldwide. He is the Fulton Engineering Professor of Innovation at Arizona State University and is a Senior Sustainability Scientist at the ASU Global Institute of Sustainability. Friesen was named by The Aspen Institute as a 2015 Henry Crown Fellow. He was named among the top 35 innovators in the world under 35 years old by MIT’s Technology Review in 2009. He previously served on the US Manufacturing Council for the US Department of Commerce, as the co-chair of the Energy subcommittee. He holds more than 160 active patent matters worldwide, across 90 independent innovations. He earned a BSE in Materials Science and Engineering from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in the same discipline from MIT.