Josh, his wife Jennifer, and their 8 children live in Calumet, Michigan. Dr. Loukus is the President of REL, Inc. Dr. Loukus provides ideation, inspiration, and perspiration to the development of World Class Equipment. The REL branded equipment has developed and maintains a top tier reputation for robustness and quality. REL’s relentless innovation maintains this reputation in High Strain Rate Material Testing, Wet Process Automation,
and Ultra High Output LED Lighting marketplaces.
Dr. Loukus has also been involved in product development activities at REL. The development of the insulation ‘patch kit’ for the space program for
NASA’s return to flight efforts after the Columbia disaster is a proud demonstration of REL deploying real solutions for extreme uses. This project is an example of the level of detail that is relentlessly pursued in all of REL’s products.
Dr. Loukus has 7 issued patents and 30+ patents pending. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1996, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in December of 2000.