Mikkel Mandt went to Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelors and Masters in Engineering. He served with the U.S. Navy in the Western Pacific, and has 20+ years in the Naval Reserve. He worked 4 years for Kimberly Clark Corporation, 9 years for Houdaille Industries, and started his own company in 1981, Fluidyne, which designs and supplies wastewater treatment systems.
He has served on the Board of Directors of Tentmakers youth ministries, is the President of Fluidyne, and is an inventor with foreign and U.S. patents. He served on committee for Young Life, and his company has supplied treatment systems for five Young Life camps.
Mike is a registered Professional Engineer, and has consulted widely in North America and throughout the world. He has been granted more than 40 patents worldwide in the areas of biological process, aeration, disinfection, and sequencing batch reactors. His technology has been used in Asia, Australia, South America, and Europe as well as North America. He has contributed to the design of over 500 wastewater treatment plants.
He and his wife Jan have 3 children.