Mike is an Automotive Engineer with nearly 50 years of engineering experience in product design, development, testing and application engineering of passenger cars, transit buses, diesel engines, advanced power plants and non-petroleum fuels.
Mike worked at Booz Allen Hamilton for 25 years leading numerous technology development programs including: construction of low floor transit bus prototypes, gas turbine engine integration, fuel cell hybrid propulsion system development along with many technology management consulting assignments. He was the Equipment Engineer for three major transit bus authorities where he developed procurement specifications, managed bus procurements and developed maintenance protocols and mechanic training programs.
In the Engine Laboratory at Chrysler, Mike ran four dynamometer rooms developing drag and circle track racing engines including the 426 Hemi engine. Mike was the right-hand-drive engineer in International Engineering at Chrysler. He was a driver and engine coordinator for the RAMCHARGERS, the preeminent Dodge drag racing team that won three national championships and developed the funny car along with the 426 Hemi for blown fuel dragster applications.
Mike is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and a frequent speaker before the American Public Transit Association.