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Edward M. Frymoyer , Ph.D.

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Edward M. Frymoyer
  • President, Frymoyer Holdings, Inc.

  • Advisory Board Member, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State

  • Former Chairman, Penn State Research Foundation

  • Former Vice Chairman, Eberly College of Science Advisory Board

  • Advisory Board Member, Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos


Frymoyer’s professional interests are in philanthropic areas, science based venture investing, and educational activities.

Frymoyer is a Board Member of NanoHorizons that provides SmartSilver for medical, textile, and building materials antimicrobial properties. He was a founder of Pulsar Ventures, LLC an early stage technology venture investing company that was the founding investor in NanoHorizons, Inc. As well Frymoyer is a Board Member of Hanson Technologies, Inc., a Carlisle, PA company providing an UltraRapid detection technology for identifying harmful bacteria in fresh vegetables and other food products; he is the founder and a partner in Infinity I/O which provides storage networking training services.

He was founding team member of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc, (BRCD) and served as a board member for JNI both of which were highly successful IPOs in the storage networking business.

He is a Distinguished Alumnus of Penn State University from which he has two degrees—a B.S. in Engineering Science and a PhD. in Physics. He serves as Chairman of the Penn State Research Foundation, Vice Chairman of the Eberly College of Science Advisory Board, Member of the Advisory Board for the College of Information Sciences and Technologies; and is a member of the advisory board to the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos.

Frymoyer is active with the Galapagos Conservancy, a non-profit organization supporting research in the Galapagos Islands. He served a six year term as a board member and treasurer. Frymoyer Foundation, Inc. provides philanthropic support for educations, scientific, and environmental program. Frymoyer has real estate interests through Frymoyer Holdings, Inc. He is an avid photographer and an active tournament bridge player (ACBL) as well. He lives in Half Moon Bay, CA.