Project Manager, FCAV
Mike Oelke serves as Project Manager at the Ford Center for Autonomous Vehicles. Starting as an educator, Mike grounded his career in a thorough understanding of learning principles and people-oriented approaches. Having spent 12 years in Admissions, his extensive background in administration, communication, and educational strategies complements his work, allowing him to skillfully navigate the intersection of project management and research administration. Today, Mike uses this combined experience to help ensure seamless integration of research activities and project goals, contributing to the efficient advancement of autonomous vehicles and robotic technology. Mike holds a BS in Social Science Education from Florida State University, and a MS in Higher Education Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing guitar, video games, running, skateboarding, and roller coasters.