“I love the fact that I can work around unique and interesting technologies and environments. Access to bright minds and top-notch facilities is extremely rewarding. The variety of working on different things each day keeps the mind fresh and spurs you to keep learning more about your craft.” Dr. Patrick Taylor is an electronics engineer for the Propulsion Technology Division of the Weapons Development and Integration Directorate; he was worked at AMRDEC for 11 years. Dr. Taylor is also the AMRDEC Missile Technology Lead for power technology. His duties include research and development of power and energy generation and storage systems, components, and platforms for missile and aviation applications. He specializes in electric power and electric propulsion topics.
Dr. Taylor has a wide variety of outside interests including martial arts instruction (Kung Fu), firearm and self-defense training, basketball officiating, student mentoring & outreach, and voice over work. “I feel that keeping up a wide and varied skill set is vital to creating a balanced life. I also encourage people to find something that they like to do and teach it to someone else. We all get better as we share our experiences.” #workforcewednesday #amrdec #weareamrdec #gettoknowamrdec #directoratecampaign #propulsion #powertechnology #readiness #futureforce