Michael Neal

Technical Support Specialist

Systems Administration

Kitware New York
Clifton Park, NY

Mick Neal

Michael, who prefers to go by Mick, was born and raised in New York City. He moved to Slingerlands in 2005 to be near his wife’s family. He and his wife Maria have one child, Michael, who will be a Sophomore at Loyola University Chicago this fall.

Mick started working at RPI in late 2005 as a Desktop Support Analyst. His responsibilities included supporting administrative staff, academic classrooms, and research laboratories on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux Desktops. He expanded his knowledge of Linux systems by assisting the Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering (ECSE) Systems Administrators manage the department’s data center. He also helped maintain the network infrastructure for the department.

Mick helped plan and deploy The Douglass Mercer Laboratory, an endowed state of the art maker space for electrical engineering undergraduate students, and The Faraday Lab, a teaching laboratory for electric power engineering students.