Mechanical Engineer, Materials Division - Application & Integration Team
U.S Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
Michael Nikodinovski has worked at TARDEC for over eight years and is currently the TARDEC subject matter expert on additive manufacturing. Since 2013, he has been focused on using additive manufacturing to help reduce sustainment burdened by repairing high lead time items. His previous position at TARDEC focused on researching a wide range of advanced manufacturing technologies. Prior to his government career, Michael spent five years working as a product engineer in the automotive industry. He possesses a BS and an MS in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Technological University and is a doctoral candidate in manufacturing systems. Michael is a member of the America Makes GO Additive team, AMMO IPT (Additive Manufacturing for Maintenance Operations), and the Army Additive Manufacturing Community of Practice.