"I believe it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary."

- Elon Musk

Mike Cato

Mike works as research engineering faculty for the Stockton Group, within the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry. His background experience includes development of: space systems, microelectronics, embedded computing, robotics, avionics, science instrumentation, and a variety of fabrication processes in support of those areas. Mike supports the Stockton Lab with the development of scientific instruments, custom tools, process controls, and general engineering and field support. He currently supports the development and testing of a 50kG interplanetary impact probe for Jupiter's moon Europa, a real-time Flow-Cytometer instrument for deep water science expeditions in Antarctica (at a 1500m ocean depth), a miniature 10kV High Voltage Sequencer, and a C4D detector.

Research Faculty