Mr. Michael Jobin is a co-founder of 908 Devices and leads mechanical engineering and design efforts. He has 27 years of experience in instrumentation, medical and consumer markets. As Director of Engineering at Altitude, Inc. a leading product development firm, he led design and mechanical engineering on numerous groundbreaking handheld instruments and tools for Ahura Scientific, Niton Corporation and DeWALT. Through this work, Michael has been instrumental in the successful transition of multiple technologies including Raman, FTIR and XRF techniques from laboratory to field use. Michael was the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of MicroBiosciences, a Boston based startup developing microfluidics instruments for medical research. Michael holds 23 patents, and has several applications pending. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Michigan.