Michael Koester


Michael Koester is a native of north-central Wisconsin.  As a master's student in mechanical engineering, his area of graduate study centers on control theory and its applications.  Michael has Bachelors’ in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Physics from the Universities of Minnesota and Wisconsin-River Falls, respectively.  His industry experience to date includes engineering internships at Loram Maintenance of Way and Seagate Technology.  Prior to his academic career, Michael was enlisted in the United States Army and spent 4 years on active duty.