As Chief Scientist, Jonathon McDaniels is the powerhouse behind all of Figure Engineering’s projects. Mr. McDaniels is responsible for directing all technical operations for the company. Jonathon’s efforts go towards managing the proposal, contracting, and execution of the government and commercial projects in Figure’s portfolio.
Jonathon brings to Figure over 15 years of experience in development engineering for advanced manufacturing technologies. He has previously worked in the chemical and semiconductor industries on projects such as formulation development, automation, sensors, and microfabrication. Mr. McDaniels has led efforts to develop novel manufacturing processes and prepared these processes for integration into unique technological platforms. Jonathon received his BS in Chemistry from Virginia Tech.
Active in the outdoors, Jonathon is an avid cyclist and triathlete. He has the honor of volunteering as a SCUBA diver at the National Aquarium where he maintains exhibits, cares for the animals, and interfaces with the public.