Michael Thurston

Rochester Institute of Technology & The REMADE Institute

Technical Director & Remanufacturing Node Leader


Dr. Michael Thurston has been working in the areas of sustainability and sustainment at RIT since 2001. His areas of active research include sustainable production, product remanufacturing, smart products and systems, life-cycle engineering, building and manufacturing energy systems, and asset health management. His project work includes collaborations in product and process design with many companies, and in technology development and deployment with organizations supporting Department of Defense ground, sea, and air systems.


Technical Track 1: Advanced Technology Applications for Reman

With technologies constantly evolving, learn how these companies are continuously striving to supply more advanced and efficient products through new technology applications.