Electrical, Laser and Robotics Engineering Technology, A.S.

Overview

This program offers a unique set of courses designed to provide you with the skills required by industry in Connecticut and throughout the Northeast Region. Focused on automated controls, Laser/Fiber Optics core has been incorporated into the program, and the automated controls courses have been expanded to include additional focus on Robotics. You can design your own concentration through project opportunities offered in several courses.

The Program offers core courses in Electrical, Electronics, Lasers, Optics and Automated Controls. Some related areas include Electrical Power/Alternate Energy, Machine Vision, Wireless/Fiber Optic Communications, Internet of Things (IoT) and others. All courses are taught in state-of-the-art laboratories with an emphasis on hands on experience through lab exercises, demonstrations and projects. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for employment in industrial automation, manufacturing/test engineering, product development and other roles in a variety of industries.

Special Opportunities

Students can design their own concentration through project opportunities offered in several courses.

Career Options

Industrial Automation
Manufacturing/Test Engineering
Product Development
Other roles in a variety of industries

Easy Transfer Options

Bismark State College
Central Connecticut State University
Eastern Connecticut State University
Fairfield University
Sacred Heart University
Southern Connecticut State University
University of Bridgeport
University of Connecticut
University of New Haven
University of Saint Joseph
Western Connecticut State University

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Faculty

See below for a list of all full-time Department Faculty. Please note that not all listed faculty may teach courses related to this specific degree or certificate program.

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Allan A Anderson

B.S., Mankato State College; M.S., Purdue UniversityTechnologies Department Department Chair & Professor of Computer Science
Office: C106 (860) 215-9403
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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 Architectural Design Technology
Office: C218 (860) 215-9415

Daniel P Courtney

A.S.E.T., Springfield Technical Community College; M.S.E.E., University of MassachusettsTechnologies Department Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology
Office: C134 (860) 215-9417

Thomas Dobkowski

A.S., Hartford State Technical College; B.S., Central Connecticut State UniversityTechnologies Department Lab Technician
B105 (860) 215-9449

Michael Gentry

B.S., M.S., Cornell UniversityTechnologies Department Assistant Professor of Engineering
Office: C154 (860) 215-9428
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Joseph Johnson

B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTechnologies Department Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Office: C162 (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 (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 (860) 215-9472

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Dan Courtney
860-215-9417