Dr. Adam Loukus is the Vice President of REL, Inc. Adam received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in hydro-forming metals in December 2004. Dr. Loukus’ research extends from light alloy development to material processing techniques to obtain desired component properties.
Adam manages the advanced materials area at REL where several unique lightweight cast products and casting technologies have been developed. Through internal IR&D, and synergistic research with NSF, DOD, and the DOE; Adam’s team has addressed challenges in the braking industry, survivability issues facing our War Fighter, and clean energy opportunities in transportation. REL has received multiple awards and recognition for this work. Adam has 4 issued patents and over 30 pending. He manages REL’s patent portfolio is developing strategic partnerships to launch these products.
Adam is involved with company strategy, contract logistics, and strategic marketing and sales of REL equipment and products.
Adam lives in Calumet with his family and spends his downtime driving his kids to their sporting events.