Rene J. Rodriguez

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Manufacturing Technology Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8503
 Location: WestMEC SW A-214
Office Hours Additional Information 
For the Spring 2019 semester, my office hours are from 3:00 to 4:00pm M-F. I can meet at other times by appointment. My office is located at the West-MEC campus, building A, office A-214.


Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering
Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico

I am native from Puerto Rico but have lived in Arizona since 1997. I have also lived in the Washington, Oregon and New Hampshire.

I have over 26 years of experience working in manufacturing, IT and electrical/electronic technology. I worked with Intel for 21 years and 5 years with StorageTek. I have gained a broad experience by working directly with different industries and technical applications as part of my jobs and professional interests.

I have been teaching since August 2015. My subjects are: Technical Math, DC and AC Electricity, Electronics, Motor Controls, PLCs, Mechatronics and Manufacturing. 

I am an avid DIY and problem solver. My hobbies include arts, dancing and outdoor activities such as running, hiking, mountain biking and backpacking among others.

Academic Interests 
Mathematics, Physics, Electricity, Electronics, Control, Automation, Manufacturing, PLC, CTE, Arts.
College Service 
Engage Estrella 2016, 2017
IOTY Selection Committee 2019
NCCER Core Instructor
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
ATP101 View class details for Introduction to Automated Systems and Robotics (ATP101)Introduction to Automated Systems and Robotics SPR19 M 4:30pm - 6:10pm
MAR 18 - MAY 6
ELC210 View class details for AC Machinery and DC Machinery (ELC210)AC Machinery and DC Machinery SPR19 MW 7:30pm - 8:45pm
JAN 14 - MAY 10
ELC217 View class details for Motor Controls (ELC217)Motor Controls SPR19 TR 6:00pm - 8:40pm
JAN 15 - MAR 7
ELC218 View class details for Variable Frequency Drives (ELC218)Variable Frequency Drives SPR19 TR 6:00pm - 8:40pm
MAR 19 - MAY 9
MET131 View class details for Lean Manufacturing (MET131)Lean Manufacturing SPR19 M 4:30pm - 7:10pm
JAN 14 - MAR 4
ELC219 View class details for Programmable Controllers (ELC219)Programmable Controllers FAL19 MW 4:40pm - 7:20pm
AUG 19 - DEC 13