Staff Profiles

Alex Cahoon

Mechanical Engineer III

​Alex Cahoon joined the Allen Institute in 2019 as part of the Manufacturing and Process Engineering team. As a Mechanical Engineer, he collaborates with scientists to develop mechanical solutions that facilitate the large-scale research projects at the Institute. After graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington, Alex worked for an industrial pump company and small hardware startup where he focused on R&D, product design, and manufacturing. His broad range of experience brings innovative and practical hardware solutions to the Institute.