Michael Andrie is a Researcher at the Engine Research Center (ERC) and Program Director for Professional Development. He coordinates and mentors ERC graduate students in their lab research experiments on internal combustion engines. He also serves as the Program Manager for "Direct-injection Engine Research Consortium" (DERC) which includes 35 members and directs EPD short course professional development for engines.
He received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Minnesota in 1980 and prior to joining the ERC, he worked for Cummins and John Deere on diesel engine development. He has 30+ years of industry performance and mechanical development experience on advanced compression ignition engines for commercial automotive and off-road applications.