Michael Lain Information Dissemination Coordinator

Office: (412) 822-3663

Michael Lain, BA is the Information Dissemination Coordinator for the Human Engineering Research Laboratories. He designs lab conference displays, brochures, flyers, and promotional materials, and manages HERL public relations. Michael is the editor of the HERL Newsletter and webmaster of the HERL website. He files, tracks, and prepares paperwork for all HERL publications and media events and provides oversight of administrative databases and multimedia equipment. In 2011, he received a Certicate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service from the U.S. Army; in 2017, he received the Commander's Award for Public Service from the U.S. Army. He was also 2017 HERL Staff Member of the Year. Michael graduated from Miami University (Ohio) in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics. He has worked previously as a webmaster, computer service technician, project manager, writer, editor, and more. He has lived all over the Midwest and Northeast and is happy to have found a home in Pittsburgh.