Friday, August 06, 2010
Mischler joins the University as USI-Crane partnership manager
Contact for more information:
Outreach & Engagement
Mischler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from USI and was employed at NSWC Crane as an electronics engineer. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University.
"This position is an important next step in building the USI-Crane partnership," said Dr. M. Edward Jones, senior advisor to the president on Outreach and Engagement at USI. "Because of his familiarity with both institutions, Josh can immediately provide leadership in leveraging the resources of each institution to meet our mutual applied research and educational missions. His experience and expertise will provide better focus on expanding relationships and moving projects that will be critical to the future economic development of the region and the state."
Mischler will facilitate USI STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) coordination with NSWC Crane, identify opportunities for greater student and faculty involvement in NSWC Crane research projects, and help facilitate innovation development processes with NSWC Crane. He will have offices in the new USI Business and Engineering Center and at NSWC Crane.
NSWC Crane, located in Martin County, is the third largest Navy installation in the country employing more than 2,000 scientists, engineers, and technicians. NSWC Crane provides comprehensive support for complex military systems spanning development, deployment, and sustainment in three mission areas: electronic warfare/information operations, special missions, and strategic missions.