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. iREL, iFPI, and SURE branded equipment is breaking into the material handling, Non-Destructive Evaluation, and material testing marketplaces. This breakthrough is realized through the functionality and robustness that is expected and delivered by REL equipment solutions.
Dr. Loukus has also been involved in the material research and 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 the ‘highest’ profile solution that REL deployed. Since then REL has been developing and deploying advanced material processing equipment. This development equipment includes kilns, presses, dryers, and energy coupled to matter devices that will drive material/manufacturing processes in the future.
Dr. Loukus is an inventor with 5 issued patents and 30+ 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.