Director of Engineering
- Office: LSTB-A230
Mike McGrath is responsible for the technical activities of the Engineering Division, performing reviews of hardware and instrumentation projects. He also serves as adjunct faculty with the CU-Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science. McGrath began his career at LASP as a student in the engineering group. He rejoined LASP in 1991 after working with the National Center for Atmospheric Research High Altitude Observatory.
University of Colorado Boulder — Boulder, Colorado
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics—Boulder, Colorado
Mechanical Engineer, 1973-1981
Mechanical Engineering Manager, 1991-1999
Engineering Director, 1999-present
National Center for Atmospheric Research High Altitude Observatory—Boulder, Colorado
Group Manager, Section Head, and Project Director, 1981-1991
McGrath, M.T. 1985. Design Experiences in the Repair of the Solar Maximum Coronagraph/Polarimeter. Satellite Services Workshop II Proceedings Vol 2 (6 November).
Solomon, S.C., M. McGrath, et al. 1996. The Student Nitric Oxide Explorer. Proceedings of SPIE 2810: 121.