Directors of Content
Jim Anderton - Manufacturing

Jim Anderton is the Director of Content for ENGINEERING.com. Mr. Anderton was formerly editor of Canadian Metalworking Magazine and has contributed to a wide range of print and on-line publications, including Design Engineering, Canadian Plastics, Service Station and Garage Management, Autovision, and the National Post. He also brings prior industry experience in quality and part design for a Tier One automotive supplier.

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Roopinder Tara - CAD ,CAM, CAE, IoT

Roopinder has been into CAD, CAM and CAE for his entire professional life, as an engineer, CAD manager, professor and publisher. He has written numerous publications on CAD, design and engineering. He has a bachelors in mechanical engineering, masters in engineering science and is a certified professional engineer.

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Editors and Staff Writers
Verdi Ogewell - PLM

Verdi Ogewell is the Editor-in-Chief of VerkstadsForum PLM Magazine and ENGINEERING.comÆs European correspondent. He is also the host of the web TV series, "Battle of the Visions".

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John Hayes - PLM

John Hayes is President of ENGINEERING.com

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Shawn Wasserman - Simulation, IoT

Shawn Wasserman (@ShawnWasserman) is the Internet of Things (IoT) and Simulation Editor at ENGINEERING.com. He is passionate about ensuring Engineers make the right decisions when using computer-aided engineering (CAE) software and IoT development tools. Shawn has a Masters in Bio-Engineering from the University of Guelph and a BASc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

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Kyle Maxey - CAD, CAM, 3D Printing

Kyle Maxey is a mechanical designer and writer from Austin, TX. He earned a degree in Film at Bard College and has since studied Mechanical and Architectural drafting at Austin Community College. As a designer Kyle has had vast experience with CAD software and rapid prototyping. One day he dreams of becoming a toy designer.

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Ian Wright - Quality, Machinery

Ian Wright is a staff writer who covers Machinery and Quality stories.

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Meghan Brown - Jobs, Education

Meghan Brown is a staff writer who covers Jobs and Education stories.

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Michael Molitch-Hou - 3D Printing

Michael Molitch-Hou is the content leader for ENGINEERING.com’s 3D printing section. He is also founder of The Reality™ Institute, a service institute dedicated to determining what’s real and what’s not so that you don’t have to. He is a graduate of the MFA critical studies and writing program at California Institute of the Arts.

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Erin Green - AEC, BIM, Civil

Erin Green is a staff writer covering BIM and Civil engineering topics

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Kagan Pittman - Automation, Robotics

Kagan Pittman is a staff writer, covering Production Technology and Factory Automation / Robotics.

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Contributors
Andrew Wheeler

Andrew Wheeler is an optimistic skeptic whose lifelong passion for computer hardware has led him to 3D printing and his latest technological passion, Reality Computing.

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Anthony Fasano

Anthony Fasano, P.E., aka Your Professional Partner, founded Powerful Purpose Associates after he realized that it was the development of his soft skills that helped him to become an associate partner at a reputable engineering firm at the young age of 27. He uses his highly effective coaching and speaking techniques through affordable programs to help engineers develop their soft skills, work through blocks, prioritize effectively, set clear goals and achieve their maximum potential.

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Arnie Peskin

Arnie Peskin is recently retired from Brookhaven National Laboratory. He has taught at Columbia University, Stony Brook University and Excelsior College, and has authored over three dozen publications in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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Bruce Schreiner

Bruce Schreiner is from Lancaster, PA, and a professor in the electronics field specializing in embedded digital systems. His technical degrees in electronics, computer science, and adult education in conjunction with a lifelong fascination with everything computers have led to jobs in manufacturing, automation, programming, and education. Ice hockey, rail trail biking, greyhounds, star gazing, wood working, geocaching, and smoking foods occupy his time while editing assistance from his partner produce free time.

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Christian Knutson

Christian Knutson, P.E., PMP is a leader, engineer, international infrastructure development program manager, and author and retired U.S. Air Force civil engineering officer. Knutson understood early in his engineering career the importance core skills like communications, relationships, and goal setting play in an engineer’s career, using them to great effect. You can access more of his work at The Engineering Career Coach website.

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Christine Halsey

Christine Halsey has BSEET and MSET degrees and currently teaches C++, LabView, digital systems, PLCs, RF communications and electronics courses. She loves technology and helping people make hardware and software work together.

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Dan Thomas

Dr. Dan Thomas @bioprinting2 is a research scientist, writer, editor and advocate for education. He holds degrees in Engineering and Science and is a speaker on diverse topics such as sustainability, environmental engineering and nanotechnology.

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David Simpson

David Simpson, P.E. is the owner and principal engineer at Muleshoe Engineering. David is an MVP in the professional forums at www.eng-tips.com and a member of the Engineering Writers Guild. Follow David (zdas04) at http://eng-tips.com/userinfo.cfm?member=zdas04

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Dick Bourke

Dick Bourke's consulting experience spans repetitive and discrete manufacturing, including commercial and aerospace/defense. He has been sharing his experiences about PLM, Configurator and ERP systems through numerous engineering and manufacturing publications. His current focus is on search and related applications.

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Evan Yares

Evan Yares has made his career in the engineering software industry for over 30 years. A recipient of the CAD Society Joe Greco Community Award, he’s been recognized as a champion for users of engineering software.

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Jeffrey Heimgartner

Jeffrey Heimgartner has more than 20 years of experience in the computer-aided drafting and design field. He manages the Lincoln, Nebraska-based drafting and design firm, Advanced Technical Services. His main responsibilities include managing the CAD team, sales, scheduling and coordinating projects, drafting and design, as well as marketing and all IT functions.

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Jim Brown

Jim Brown is the founder of research firm Tech-Clarity. He is a recognized expert in software solutions for manufacturers and the use of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), ERP, compliance, quality, service management, and other enterprise applications to improve business performance.

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Joel Erway

Joel Erway, EIT, is the author of ô30MinuteEIT - www.30minuteeit.com": a strategy to master the Fundamentals of Engineering exam. Joel is a HVAC sales engineer, chairman of a Young Engineers of ASHRAE chapter and gives presentations at the Rochester Institute of Technology û from which he is a BS graduate in Mechanical Engineering Technology. JoelÆs Facebook page is at www.facebook.com/joel.c.erway

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Keith Cress

Keith runs his engineering consultancy where he bleeds money designing embedded control systems for various Silicon Valley semiconductor equipment manufacturers and blue-sky startups. He also finds himself troubleshooting machines and their controls or rebuilding them from scratch, PLCs and all. He's got a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from Sacramento State where he also minored in Physics and Mathematics.

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L Eric Culverson

An engineer by day and stand-up comic by night... L. Eric Culverson's 30-year career defies conventional logic. You would think by now he would know what everyone else knows: Engineers cannot communicate, much less be funny! And yet, Eric demonstrates, right before his audience's eyes, all that's possible when people move beyond the bounds of stereotype and presumption. As an author, professional speaker, workshop leader and coach, Eric effectively encourages, motivates and guides technical professionals, and anyone else in his wake, to gain strength from within and become their best authentic self.

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Fred Fulkerson

Fred Fulkerson is a graduate of the Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario, and of the general machining program at Conestoga College in Ontario. He is a Canadian Red Seal certified general machinist and CNC programmer and a certified Mastercam and SOLIDWORKS instructor.

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Mathew Loew

Matthew has a passion for building and leading high-performance engineering teams supporting new product development projects. He has been active in large-scale engineering projects in entertainment, transportation, defense, energy, industrial, and heavy equipment sectors for 20 years. Matthew recently joined Walt Disney Imagineering leading projects for future attractions.

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Michael Anonuevo

Michael Anonuevo currently works for YWS Design & Architecture located in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is a technical writer, BIM modeler and musician who owns and runs www.littledetailscount.com. Founded in 2009, his website specializes in unique and highly detailed Revit families created in native Autodesk Revit Architecture geometry. Anonuevo is an Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified Professional and Autodesk beta tester for Revit Architecture.

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Ray Floyd

Ray Floyd is an electrical engineer with a BSEE, MSEE, and a PhD in Management. He was previously a senior engineer with IBM.

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Richard Williams

Richard is driven to serve students and educational institutions with the school science projects he creates that promote interest in STEM subjects. He has an awesome machine shop.

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Sanjeev Pal

Sanjeev Pal is an industry analyst specializing in CAD, product lifecycle management (PLM), and engineering software. He spent more than 20 years in product design, software analysis, and implementation with companies including Timex Watches, International Data Corp. (IDC), TEC (Technology Evaluation Center), and Dassault Systèmes before starting Neovion Group, his software analysis firm and blog

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Scott Wertel

Scott Wertel is a Configuration Manager in the defense and aerospace industry and provides freelance design services to a variety of interests. Scott has spent decades following the engineering software industry due to his "unnatural affinity" for CAD and uses that insight to best position his employer and clients for change.

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Tanya Trofimencoff

Tanya Trofimencoff was born in Saint John, NB and worked in the field as a Chemical Engineer for a few years before discovering her desire to work as a writer. Now pursuing her goals as a Freelance Writer, Tanya is enjoying contributing to a variety of clients alongside creating novels and poems.

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Todd Grimm

Todd Grimm is 25-year veteran of the additive manufacturing/3D printing industry and is president of T. A. Grimm & Associates, an additive manufacturing consulting and communications company. Todd is a consultant, writer, author, speaker and advisor.

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Tom Lombardo

Dr. Tom Lombardo is an engineer, a professor, a certified Professional Energy Manager, and an armchair philosopher. Tom teaches engineering, microcontrollers, and sustainable energy systems. In his spare time he makes somewhat recognizable sounds with an acoustic guitar.

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Tom Spendlove

Tom Spendlove is a mechanical engineer working in the education field in Flint, Michigan. He earned his undergraduate degree at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan and graduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic University in Troy, New York. After ten years of designing and developing automotive components he shifted focus to teaching engineering, design, and CAD.

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