Joel Harris, PE, joined the Manufacturing Laboratory after a 32 year career at Raytheon Technologies (formerly Raytheon Co) plus 3 years at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. Joel's area of expertise is mechanical and mechatronic engineering of aerospace and marine products. Joel worked on design, analysis, manufacture, test of components and systems, plus support to fielded products. For his last 12 years at Raytheon, Joel was the engineering lead for the manufacture of the PATRIOT GEM-T missile control section.
Joel received a BSME from MIT and a MEME from Carnegie-Mellon University. Joel holds 5 US patents and authored 2 SAE papers.