Brian McGrath

Turbomachinery Technician

Turbomachinery Technician
Turbomachinery Facility, 101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 FRANKLIN STREET, SUITE 200


Brian McGrath has a diverse professional background, having served in the U.S.A. Air Force for four years right after completing high school. He was trained as a Ground Support Equipment Mechanic during his time in the Air Force. After leaving the military, Brian spent 17 years as an Automobile Technician at a Chevrolet dealership.

Brian also has a Trade School Degree in Electrical Technician, which he obtained after completing a one-year program at Kaplan Career Institute. He then spent six years working at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, where he supported Delta Airlines' Ground Support Equipment.

Currently, Brian is a Turbomachinery Technician at Notre Dame, having joined the team on November 1, 2017. His extensive experience as a mechanic and electrical technician, along with his previous work in ground support equipment maintenance, has prepared him well for his current role in supporting the research efforts of the NDTL.