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General Techniques LLC

Founded in 2019, General Techniques LLC is a technology development and transfer company focused on advanced technologies in grid integration and smart energy conversion applications.  General Techniques LLC is located in St. James Missouri.  Its value proposition is to offer the best-in-class technologies to reduce the cost, increase efficiency, and enable American manufacturing competitiveness.  General Techniques LLC offers design, prototyping, and technology transfer services and in particular, technologies related to hybrid electric vehicle chargers.

Our Story

Meet the Team

General Techniques LLC was founded by Drs. Mehdi Ferdowsi and Pourya Shamsi, who have years of academic and industrial experience in the field of power electronics.  Their history of success includes multi-million dollar federal grants on research and development of advanced power electronics and energy conversion technologies.


Mehdi Ferdowsi, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO

Dr. Ferdowsi runs the company as the founder, President, and CEO.  He has more than 20 years of research experience in the field of Power Electronics.  His past research activities were sponsored by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Department of Transportation.  He has published more than 140 technical papers in the field of power electronics.  He has lead several multi-million dollar research projects in the past.


Pourya Shamsi, Ph.D.

Founder & CTO

Dr. Shamsi has more than 10 years of research experience in the fields of power electronics, microgrids, and smart grid technologies.  He has more than 60 publications on power electronics, control, and energy systems.  Dr. Shamsi has had several federal and industrial grants which have led to the design and development of various power electronic hardware.

Next Steps...

Are you interested in developing your idea into a commercialized technology? Please contact us at info@gtechniques.com