Professional Information

Education

Teaching Experience

  • Southern Utah University
    Fall 2000 to present
    Associate Professor of CAD/CAM Engineering Technology
  • University of Wyoming
    Fall 1997 to Spring 2000
    Teaching Graduate Assistant, Taught CAD, PCB Design and Welding courses.
  • Northern Arizona University
    Spring 1997
    Teaching Graduate Student, Taught CAD

Industry Experience

  • Ridgeline Design and Construction
    November 1995 to January 1997
    Framing, drywall, and painting.
  • Tucson Acoustics and Construction
    July 1985 to January 1990
    Installed grid ceilings, framing and drywall.
  • Air Products Manufacturing
    May 1984 to July 1985
    Manufactured sheet-metal filters and filter frames

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • International Technology Education Association
  • National Association of Technical Teacher Educators
  • Utah Association of Career and Technical Educators
  • Epsilon Pi Tau

Courses Taught

  • CCET 1010 Engineering Technology Graphics
  • CCET 1040 Computer Aided Design(using Autocad)
  • CCET 2620 3D Design (using Autodesk Inventor)
  • CCET 2650 Mechanical Blueprint Reading
  • CCET 3610 Architectural Design
  • CCET 3630 Introduction to CATIA V5
  • CCET 4600 - Engineering Design
  • CCET 4690 - CNC Software and Applications
  • CCET 4960 - Senior Project Capstone Project
  • ENGR 1030 - Computer Assisted Drafting (using SolidWorks Presentations)

Presentations

  • January 2001 - UAITTE winter conference "The Future of Industrial Technology Education"
  • June 2003 - Drafting (CAD) Teacher's Summer Conference - Inventor 7 Software Workshop
  • August 2003 - Technology Teacher Education Inventor Software Workshop
  • January 2004 - UAITTE winter conference - Inventor 7 Software Workshop
  • June 2005 - Hosted Drafting Teachers Summer Conference and gave the following presentations.
    1. Back to Basics Board Drafting Practices
    2. Advanced 3D Solid Modeling Practices
    3. Introduction to Rapid Prototyping
    4. Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing

Publications

  • Summer and Fall 2002 co-authored Mastercam V9 Work book with Richard Cozzens and Boyd Fife, published by Schroff Development Inc.
  • Spring 2004 Published "The Future of Industrial Technology Education at the K-12 Level"
  • Spring 2006 Published “Applied Inventor” with Industrial Press
  • Spring 2006 Published “Applied SolidWorks” with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2006 Published "Applied CATIA V5" with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2007 Published "Learning and Applying Autodesk Inventor 2008" with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2007 Published "Learning and Applying SolidWorks 2007-2008" with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2007 Published "Learning and Applying Solid Edge V20" with Industrial Press
  • Spring 2008 Published Learning and Applying Autdesk Inventor 2009
  • Fall 2008 Published Learning and Applying SolidWorks 2008-09 with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2009 Published "Learning and Applying SolidWorks 2009-10" with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2010 Published "Learning and Applying SolidWorks 2010-11" with Industrial Press
  • Fall 2011 Published "Learning and Applying SolidWorks 2011-12" with Industrial Press
  • Spring 2012 Published "Autodesk Inventor 2013" with McGraw-Hill Higher Ed