Armand Neukermans

Physicist and Inventor

Since 1962, Armand Neukermans has held various research and management positions within the organizations of Hewlett-Packard, Xerox and General Electric. At Hewlett-Packard he worked on the team that invented the inkjet printer. After his retirement he's become involved with various environmental projects and in fostering the causes of various social entrepreneurs. One of those projects has been a geoengineering scheme for which Neukermans drew upon his expertise from Hewlett-Packard to design nozzles to spray salt water into the air. 

Neukermans holds EE and ME Degrees from Louvain University, and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University. He is the author of 40 publications, and is the inventor of over 75 patents in diverse fields. 



Geo-Engineering Climate Solutions

April 20, 2018
In an emergency, we’re told to “break the glass” and reach for the fire extinguisher.  Some would argue we’re in the midst of a climate...

Hacking the Climate

May 8, 2015
Spray painting the sky to deflect sunlight and cool the earth sounds like science fiction. But could geoengineering buy us time against global...