Technologies Department


Interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) career? The Technologies Department offers several degree and certificate programs where you will learn critical technology, mathematics, and general education skills for transfer to a baccalaureate institution or for workforce employment in an entry-level technology position. Associate Degree Programs offered include:

  • Computer Science Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Electrical, Laser, and Robotics Engineering Technology
  • General Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology
  • Technology Studies

In addition, several specialty certificates such as Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) are also offered. Get your future STEM career started on the right track by enrolling in one of these programs in the Technologies Department at Three Rivers.

Programs of Interest

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Mark Comeau

A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College; B.S., B.Arch., Roger Williams University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Licensed-Registered Architect, CT, RI, NY NCARB Board CertifiedTechnologies Department Professor of Construction Technology
Office: C218
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9415

Thomas Dobkowski

A.S., Hartford State Technical College; B.S., Central Connecticut State UniversityTechnologies Department Lab Technician
(860) 215-9449

Michael Gentry

B.S., M.S., Cornell UniversityTechnologies Department Assistant Professor of Engineering
Office: C154
Faculty Office Hours By Appointment. Please contact faculty member.
(860) 215-9428
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Joseph Johnson

B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTechnologies Department Associate Professor of Computer Science
Office: C162
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9440
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James A Rhoades

B.S.E.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTechnologies Department Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology
Office: C232
Faculty Office Hours By Appointment. Please contact faculty member.
(860) 215-9464
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James R Sherrard

B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy; M.S.N.E., M.S.N.A., Nav. E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S.M.E., University of Connecticut; M.S.N.S., Catholic University of America; P.E., MarylandTechnologies Department Professor of Nuclear Engineering Technology
Office: C-210
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9472
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Mark J. Vesligaj

B.S. North Carolina State University; M.S. Carnegie Mellon UniversityTechnologies Department Professor of Engineering Science
Office: C-128
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9442