Michael Milliard is a Madison, Wisconsin, professional who holds a research informatics and technical services position with Epic, a leading healthcare software company. Offering tailored technical support, Michael Milliard troubleshoots a wide range of software issues for Wisconsin clients and oversees the process of updating systems. Mr. Milliard also holds research Wiki leader responsibilities with Epic and ensures the proper maintenance and continuous improvement of internal app-wide Wiki pages.
His past experience includes a track and structures engineering Internship completed with Metro-North Railroad in Connecticut, where he managed process improvement efforts that included the switch inspection protocol at the New Haven Yard. He also developed a report focused on platform defects across multiple lines and stations.
Mr. Milliard holds a degree in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and pursued “Autonomous Pedestrian Detection Functionality for City Buses” as his major qualifying project. The system he designed involved a proof of concept for infrared sensors mounted on buses, which enabled pedestrian detection and avoidance. Michael Milliard also enjoys playing football and was president and captain of the Ultimate Frisbee Club while at college.