Mark Walluk is Assistant Director at the Center of Excellence in Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing. As a mechanical design and analysis engineer, he applies his technical expertise in research, development, and engineering projects for commercial and defense programs. Mark has particular expertise in mechanical applications. His projects include technology roadmaps, alternative energy assessments, fuel cell system testing, catalytic reformation, finite element analysis, instrumentation, and reliability centered maintenance & failure mode and effects analysis. He holds a M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is an author on publications in ASME, SAE, IJHE, and Energy&Fuels. He has earned training certifications for ANSYS FEA and CFD, SimaPro LCA, Limitorque for nuclear valve actuator sizing, and ASTM for oxygen system design.