Jordan Meader

Jordan Meader

Jordan’s academic journey began with an early fascination with fantasy robots, a passion that led him to set his sights on Oregon State University at a young age. At the Centennial HS & CAL Engineering/Manufacturing Program, and as part of the FIRST Robotics team, he continued to pursue his interest and gained valuable early experience. Jordan began to pursue both mechanical and electrical engineering at OSU. His unconventional approach quickly got him noticed, and he earned a spot in a research lab in 2012 where his talent for robotics began to flourish.

His unique experiences range from participating in the DARPA Robot Challenge as the Grasping Team Lead, where he was instrumental in creating a bipedal walking robot for disaster response, to developing advanced grasping and manufacturing solutions at OSU & ATAMI.

At OMIC, Jordan’s contributions have been impactful. He initiated the development of a new robotics program and has been instrumental in guiding and overseeing a myriad of research projects. His work has influenced the field of robotics, and he consistently strives for novel solutions that can transform and modernize the manufacturing landscape.