Guerry Grune

Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Adjunct Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Guerry Grune Profile Photo
Guerry Grune Profile Photo


Guerry has authored over 50 publications and technical disclosures, as well as over 100 U.S. and international patents either pending or granted listing him as either sole or joint inventor. In 2004, Guerry began full-time activities as the Principal of, and since then has provided full Intellectual Property development for NC State University (in their Tech Transfer Office), additional Fortune 500 companies including Solvay, Praxair (now Linde), and Exponent and was appointed IP director for Cable Components Group, Ennis-Flint (formerly Flint Trading), AG Essence, and others. 

In addition, US Patents 8,326,851 and 10,262,028 were granted to Dr. Grune that describe a portion of his teaching methodology on patent valuation.


  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University, 1992


  • Adjunct Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • People's Choice Award. California Clean Energy Fund. 2024
  • Green Technology Award. 7th Annual Rice Alliance Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum. 2009
  • Environmental Excellence Award. Virginia Manufacturers Association. 2002
  • Kilpatrick Award. AIChE. 2001

Courses Taught

  • EGRMGMT 590: Advanced Topics in Engineering Management