Kyle McGann

Before delving into the realm of academia, Kyle honed his skills as a Team Leader in Explosive Ordnance Disposal for the US Air Force. His experience in this critical role has cultivated his meticulous attention to detail and the ability to thrive in high-pressure situations. Kyle served as a Research Assistant at OSU’s Prototype Development Lab, where he actively contributed to various research projects. Kyle’s journey with OMIC R&D began with the Lubricant Energy Usage Study, a project that captivated his interest and opened doors for him at OMIC R&D. His involvement in this research endeavor further deepened his understanding of additive manufacturing’s potential and solidified his commitment to advancing the field.

One of Kyle’s proudest accomplishments is running the High School Additive Competition, where he served as a mentor and guide for aspiring young engineers. This initiative allowed him to share his knowledge and passion for additive manufacturing while encouraging students to explore their creativity and problem-solving abilities.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Kyle is a devoted family man and a proud father of three. He enjoys woodworking as a creative outlet and finds fulfillment in coaching youth baseball and wrestling teams.