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Daniel McKeel

Email mckeeld@upmc.edu
Phone 412-383-9461
Fax 412-383-9460
Address McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine McGowan Building 3025 East Carson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Daniel McKeel joined the McGowan Institute in February of 2001 as a Designer/Fabricator. Mr. McKeel's interests lie in the use of Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing and Computer Aided Engineering tools in the design and fabrication of medical devices, mechanisms, and instruments. Prior to his arrival in 2001, Mr. McKeel held several positions in The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) since 1980. During his time at CMU, Mr. McKeel served as an Instructional Research Technician and Machinist. His responsibilities included the fabrication of department research equipment and devices, and instruction of undergraduate mechanical engineers in the construction of their engineering projects, and the application of Computer Aided Design tools to the fabrication and design of mechanisms. In addition to his appointment at CMU, before joining the McGowan Institute faculty, Mr. McKeel also worked for Rockwell International Corporation as a Modelmaker for the Municipal and Utilities gas and water meter R&D laboratory. He now manages the Bioreactor R&D Manufacturing Lab for the Bioreactor Group, focusing on design and construction of various current bioreactors, new bioreactor technology for Dr. Gerlach, and support of the Bioreactor Group’s Linux computer server and labratory.Unix/Windows computer systems

Updated 4-June-2012