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Michael ‘Mick’ Maher

Mr. Maher has over 30 years of expertise in advanced materials and manufacturing experience with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he managed a portfolio of programs specializing in advanced materials and manufacturing which included the Tailorable Feedstock and Forming, Materials Development for Platforms, and Open Manufacturing programs. Prior to joining DARPA, Mr. Maher worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and oversaw research and development programs in the areas of armor material, coatings, composite technologies, failure analysis, hybrid material systems, processing and material transitions. Mr. Maher held various technology and management positions at companies such as Martin Marietta, AAI, and DuPont. Mr. Maher holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in Maryland.