Jonny Cohen


Greater Chicago AreaMechanical or Industrial Engineering

Current Peloton Technology, GreenShields LLC.

Previous Medline Industries, EcoViate

Education Columbia University in the City of New York


Mechanical Engineering Intern

Peloton Technology

May 2016 – Present (4 months)San Francisco Bay Area

Inventor and Founder

GreenShields LLC.

June 2007 – Present (9 years 3 months)Highland Park, Il

An Aerodynamic add-on company offering a simple solution for school buses. The device was developed at Northwestern University's Segal Design Institute through CFD, wind tunnel, and road testing. The GreenShield was recently tested at Sensor-INC for an accurate measure of efficacy.

Product Design Intern

Medline Industries

June 2013 – January 2015 (1 year 8 months)Greater Chicago Area

Developed and prototyped various medical technologies using CAD and 3D printing.Worked remotely from school during the semester on self cleaning devices such as US 20150076187A1.



June 2012 – June 2014 (2 years 1 month)Greater Nashville Area, TN

Worked with Param Jaggi on developing an Algae based CO2 filter for vehicles. (


Columbia University in the City of New York

Columbia University in the City of New York

Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Junior

2013 – 2017

Highland Park High School

Class of 2013

2009 – 2013

Honors & Awards

MIT Clean Energy Prize - Finalist


May 2015

Ignition Grant

Columbia University

June 2015

$10,000 research grant

Additional Honors & Awards

Forbes "30 Under 30" 2013

Forbes "30 Under 30" 2012

Barron Prize 2011

Best Buy/Youth Venture Technology 4 a Better World/ Jefferson Award 2011

Parade All-American High School Service Team 2011

Chicago Ideas Week Student Scholar 2011

Prudential Spirit of Community Award State Finalist 2011

Pepsi Refresh Grant Winner $25, 000 2010

Lorax Youth Venture Grant $1000 2009


US 20150076187A1(Link)

United States


Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Jonny cares about:



Science and Technology

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