Austars “Aussie” Schnore

Austars “Aussie” Schnore is a Senior Principal Engineer and Edge Architect with the GE Research.

Aussie has 30+ years’ experience in a wide range of technical domains, including semiconductors, power electronics, embedded systems software development, and advanced computing. He led a ten-year joint GE/Lockheed Martin Shared Vision Project in the advanced computing concepts, formed the global office of Intellectual Protection across GE Research, and is founder/chief architect of GE’s Edge effort. In 2017 Aussie and a team from GE deployed Dispatch Optimizer, the first Industrial Edge App, which anticipated to bring in > $150M in value for GE and its customers by leveraging digital twins in the combined cycle power plant cyber-physical system to optimize the use of turbine life and fuel usage to increase power generation revenue. Currently he is working in the areas of Quantum Computing, and leads an effort in Scene Intelligence within GE Research. Aussie has been on several external boards, advisory councils and has 18 patents in various fields. He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Union College.