Ted Caplow, Ph.d.

Ted is an American social entrepreneur, environmental engineer, and inventor. He is a pioneer in the field of building-integrated agriculture, having designed and developed both the Science Barge in Yonkers, NY and the Miami Science Barge, urban farm prototypes, and patented the Vertically Integrated Greenhouse.

Caplow has founded five companies in the area of applied science and sustainable technology: NY Sun Works (2004), BrightFarms (2008), Fish Navy Films (2010), CappSci (2014), and Grayscale (2017).

He received an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1998 from Princeton University. Caplow completed his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 2004 at Columbia University.



Nathalie Manzano, LEED ap

A US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, Nathalie has over a decade of experience directing programs focused on public health and environmental sustainability in nonprofit and government settings, including the City of Miami and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Prior to being a partner at Grayscale, she was co-creator of the Miami Science Barge and Program Designer of Inventors in Residence at Frost Science.

Nathalie graduated from Florida International University with a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration.