Mark Martin, Ph.D.
Regional Director, Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development at Laney College
Mark Martin, Ph.D. has over 25 years experience in manufacturing and engineering, including product development, manufacturing and design research, teaching, and workforce development – at the high school, community college, university, and professional development levels. His product design and manufacturing expertise focused on methods for designing and developing new products. Dr. Martin has worked in the medical device field developing electro-mechanical products, as well as founding and running an educational and consulting company focused on product development and manufacturing. His specialties include engineering program management – balancing technical, schedule, and budget constraints in the design of products; project forecasting, scheduling, and management of milestones from initial concept through production; product development process; manufacturing processes; and cross-functional experience (working in research, marketing, sales, engineering, manufacturing, quality, regulatory, finance).