Director- Strategic Projects & MIS
National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
Phil Callihan is Director of Strategic Projects at the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS). He is the published author of numerous computer technology books and articles with experience ranging from the dawn of the home computer era to
the current generation of tablet and portable devices and has managed project on electronic collaboration for the Department of Defense.
Phil's goal is "...to stay focused on innovation. Innovation is not the bringing of today into the future, but the bringing of the future into today. Think of what the future will be and bring it here."
Phil is the event architect for Michigan Robotics Day which highlights the activities robotics and autonomous activities and bridges the missing gap between STEM and industry. Phil is currently leading NCMS' efforts in autonomous robotics and is a 1993 graduate of the University of Michigan.