Michael Mains received his B.S and M.S in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1990 and 1994, respectively.
Mike is currently a 14-year member of Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM), preparing to serve at the Upcoming International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) as the Conference Director. He is also serving as the chair of the Modal Analysis and Dynamic Systems Technical Division and has been a member of SEM’s executive board. He has also been active in the “Basics of Modal Analysis for the New/Young Engineer” sessions at IMAC, a series of lectures, tutorials and vendor presentations designed for first time IMAC attendees and those attendees returning from an extended absence from IMAC.
Mike joined Brüel & Kjær as a Senior Software Developer in the winter of 2004. During his employment with Brüel & Kjær he has had the opportunity to work on many software projects related to Structural Dynamics, Modal Analysis Modal Vector Correlation and Signal Processing.
This fall Mr. Mains joined the faculty of the University of Cincinnati as an Adjunct Professor, teaching Automotive Design I & II. This is a Senior Level Design course sequence that supports the UC Formula SAE Team, a continuation of the Bearcat Motorsports activity that began in the early 1990s.