Areas of expertise/Research interests: microprocessor-based systems, control systems, quality control, quality issues, pedagogy
What do you like most about Penn State Fayette? Friendly atmosphere in a beautiful setting.
What do you like most about teaching at Penn State Fayette? Small classes—individual contacts with students. To see students grow academically and become professionals.
What inspires students the most in you classes and/or your academic area? Demonstrations of engineering technical devices, stories, and examples of industrial applications of technology just discussed in class.
What is your favorite class project, and why? Capstone projects in EET212W Semiconductor Devices, CMPET 211 Microprocessors, and EET 275 PLC Controls where students design, build, and demonstrate their working projects. Projects challenge students' knowledge and skills.
What kinds of unique opportunities are available to students in your classes or department? Many students are working either part-time or full-time. Scheduling is proactive, flexible to meet students needs.
What is your favorite quote? "Ad astra per aspera."—Latin Proverb (To stars through efforts.)
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