Professor Slocum is the Neil and Jane Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Slocum’s research interests include MEMS, nanotechnology, machine design, and product design. Professor Slocum holds over 80+ patents.
Professor Slocum has also maintained a close relationship with the team during the entire product and engineering design process by becoming an integral voice during several design reviews. He is also currently the Assistant Director of Advanced Manufacturing within the Division of Technology & Innovation in the current Office of Science and Technology Policy of the White House.