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Patrick A. Hillberg Ph.D.


​As author and speaker Pat discusses the technical and organizational issues which impact product lifecycles and advanced manufacturing. He brings decades of industry experience leading IT deployment teams, teaching graduate-level engineers, and as an advocate for developing the advanced manufacturing workforce. 

He teaches graduate courses in engineering management at Oakland University and was recently the Workforce Development lead for Siemens PLM. He collaborates with industry, academia and workforce organizations to develop talent management strategies, and advises to education and workforce committees. 

He has decades of industry experience in designing, developing and leading teams in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Digital Manufacturing, Process Planning, Robotics and Machine Vision applications in Aerospace, Shipbuilding, Automotive, Construction, Packaging and other industries.

He has degrees in:

  • B.S. in Computer Science from Michigan Technological University,

  • M.S.E. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan, 

  • Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from Oakland University.

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