Linear Motion Tips is the premier online source for news and information about linear motion systems in automation. The site covers components that compose linear motion and automation systems including linear actuators, linear drives and encoders, linear slides and guides, and stages and gantries.
Linear Motion Tips also features in-depth technical articles from our well-known engineering editors as well as leaders in the field – helping readers stay up to date on the latest technical developments, and empowering them to do their jobs better. Our FAQ series spotlights our editors presenting answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about linear motion systems.
Linear Motion Tips helps designers, engineers, and system integrators stay abreast of the latest developments in motion control to help them improve their designs and grow their business.
Meet Our Team
Miles has been with Design World since 2009 covering motion control, automation, and test and measurement. He holds a BSEE degree and an MA in Philosophy from Cleveland State University and has experience working in the controls industry as a project engineer. Miles has taught engineering technology courses as well as engineering ethics continuing education courses for professional engineers in the state of Ohio. He is also a drummer, and enjoys travel and photography.
Lisa has worked in the motion industry since 2001. Her areas of focus include motors, drives, motion control, power transmission, linear motion, and sensing and feedback technologies. She has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and is an inductee of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society; a member of the Society of Women Engineers; and a judge for the FIRST Robotics Buckeye Regionals. Besides her linearmotiontips.com contributions, Lisa also leads the production of the quarterly motion issues of Design World.
Danielle joined Design World in 2014. She has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to joining Design World, Danielle spent 15 years in the automation industry and 3 years in the hydraulic industry, with roles in engineering, marketing, and business development. She enjoys keeping up with developments in automation and robotics and spending time at her local beach in the British Virgin Islands.