Pordis is a privately held LLC, established in 2012 by Ryan Smith in Austin, Texas, offering design and consulting services primarily to the photovoltaics portion of the renewable energy sector, and has introduced its own specialized product designs to assist scientists and engineers with research and development.
Ryan holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan and is an American Society for Quality Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), and Certified Quality Engineer (CQE). He has experience in both the semiconductor and renewable energy industries, has led ISO 17025 test laboratory program development, and has worked for major semiconductor manufacturers and at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Specialization areas are described on the services page.
Ryan has always looked for ways to improve the way that we perform our daily activities and is often dissatisfied with the status quo. Let Pordis help disrupt your standard way of operating, and bring a unique solution to your needs.
The following dates are upcoming Pordis company holidays. In general, emails and phone calls will not be returned on these dates.
- November 23-25, 2016
- December 26-28, 2016
Pordis invoices clients on a fixed schedule. Please see the linked document for the 2016-2018 invoicing cycle.