Michael Molnar, P.E., has been appointed as the National Institute of Standards and Technology's first Chief Manufacturing Officer. The post was created to help accelerate innovation in manufacturing, enhancing U.S. competitiveness. Molnar earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an M.S. in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently serves as Director of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development at Cummins Inc. in Columbus, IN.