Jody Emlyn Muelaner Ph.D. Follow Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Writer Education University of Bath Expertise Microsoft Office Mobile Applications Microsoft Windows Smart Home Technologies Introduction Productivity expert and smartphone user since 2000.Muelaner.com has been a leading source of information for quality engineering since 2002.Articles have appeared in Engineering.com, Engineersrule.com, SAE.org, and many other publications.Technical reports for companies including Rolls-Royce and Airbus.Published in scientific journals and Government reports. Experience Dr. Jody Muelaner is a former Lifewire writer and a technology author specializing in productivity, manufacturing, and design. His productivity articles focus on MS Office and mobile applications.Jody has written technical reports for companies including Rolls-Royce and Airbus and has been published in peer-reviewed journals and U.K. government reports. He also regularly contributes to Engineering.com, Engineersrule.com, and SAE.org. He has published over 70 articles in print and online publications and was awarded the Sage Best Paper Award in 2010.Jody is a chartered mechanical engineer and has worked in machine design and R&D for aerospace manufacturing.Jody has been a keen smartphone user since 2000; his first ever mobile phone was the Ericsson R380, the first phone to be described as a ‘smartphone’. He's passionate about being able to efficiently record, access, and organize information at any time. Education Jody gained his City and Guilds vocational qualification in computer-aided design in 1998. He then went on to study for a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Bath, followed by a Ph.D., also in mechanical engineering, completed in 2011. A Message from Jody Emlyn Muelaner If you can’t make it simple, you don’t fully understand it. Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.