Michael Taylor is a Mechanical engineer and project manager in the Extension Services Division at NIST MEP. His broad manufacturing background spans small to large production facilities in a Manufacturing Engineer, Advanced Process Development, Product Development and Test Engineer capacity. His focus at NIST MEP is advanced manufacturing technology and industry 4.0. He facilitates the MEP National Network Industry 4.0 Working Group and received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of New Haven, and a professional master’s degree in project management from the The George Washington University. He enjoys outdoor activities including mountain biking and snowboarding in his free time.