Michael McLoughlin holds BEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Delaware and is currently the Vice President of Research and Chief Technology Officer at Zeteo Tech, Inc. He spent 28 years at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHUAPL) and is a member of the Principal Professional Staff. During this time, he led multiple large-scale research and development efforts and his roles included Biomedicine Branch Head, Biomedicine Business Area Executive and Chief Engineer of the Research and Exploratory Development Department. After the 2001 Anthrax attack, he was involved in securing Federal and USPS mail facilities which ultimately lead to the construction of special purpose screening facilities for the United States Senate and House of Representatives. He was also involved in establishing and operating biological and chemical surveillance systems for the protection of critical infrastructure. He had a lead role in establishing the JHUAPL Homeland Protection Business Area and worked to implement the Laboratory’s first biological testing facilities. He was responsible for program management and systems engineering of the APL MALDI-MS Biological Detection System and led efforts to study large- scale biological defense in the built environment. He also led several major biomedical programs including the DARPA Revolutionizing Prosthetics Program which successful demonstrated the first use of an implanted brain computer interface to control a high dexterity prosthetic limb.