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Kevin McKinstry

Principal Engineer

Kevin is the lead RF engineer at Syght, overseeing the development of the millimeter-wave components for the company. He has a background in microwave magnetics and magnetic recording.

Prior to joining Syght, Kevin spent the majority of his career in the magnetic recording industry, ultimately becoming lead design engineer for magnetic recording heads. During his career he participated in all phases of the development and manufacturing of magnetic recording heads from design, thin-film wafer fabrication, manufacturing process development, testing, and performance analysis. He is the author of 15 publications and an inventor with 17 patents.

Kevin was born and raised in the Denver area. He received a PhD in physics from Colorado State University, specializing in micro- and millimeter wave magnetics. He currently lives in Westminster, CO. His leisure time activities include cycling, skiing, and music.