John joined the Operator Performance Laboratory in August 2015 as an Engineering Assistant. He obtained his BSE from the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. While at UW, John was part of a team that researched FDM 3D printing systems. His interests led to a focus in electrical circuits, software engineering, 3D printing technology, CNC machining, and measurement systems. John also worked as a Product Design Engineer at Enerpac.
John is also an avid racing enthusiast. As early as 12 years old, he received his first go-kart and went on to set track records and win races around the Midwest. His passion for racing has led him to a freelancing opportunity with a professional racing team in the Indy Car series.