Dr. Brian McKay is responsible for developing and demonstrating advanced system-level solutions to improve powertrain performance, increase vehicle efficiency, and reduce exhaust emissions at Continental Automotive Systems. His passion is to tackle next-generation challenges by combining engineering fundamentals with outside-the-box thinking.
Prior to joining Continental Automotive in 2011, he worked for the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Marathon Petroleum. At TARDEC, his research areas ranged from synthetic fuels to blast mitigation. At Marathon, he was responsible for the operation of several major refining processes. Brian earned a BS in Chemical Engineering in 2003 and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2010 from Wayne State University.