Rene J. Rodriguez

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Manufacturing Technology Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8503
 Location: WestMEC SW A-214
Monday: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm-3:45 pm
Wednesday: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Office Hours Additional Information 
I can meet at other times by appointment. Email me for appointments.


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

I have over 26 years of experience working in manufacturing, electrical/electronic components and IT. I worked with Intel for 21 years and 5 years with StorageTek.

I am an avid DIY and problem solver and have a broad technical experience.

I have been teaching at EMCC since August 2015. I have taught Technical Math, DC/AC Electricity, Electronics, Motor Controls, PLCs, Mechatronics, Manufacturing and Computer Science.

 My favorite activities include arts, dance and anything outdoor.

Academic Interests 
Physics, Electricity, Electronics, Automation, Manufacturing, Arts and Education.
College Service 
Engage Estrella 2016, 2017
IOTY Selection Committee 2019
Scheduling committee 2019
HLC committees 2019
Skilled Trades Expo 2017, 2018, 2019
NCCER Core Instructor
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
ELC217 View class details for Motor Controls (ELC217)Motor Controls SPR20 MW 6:00pm - 8:40pm
JAN 13 - MAR 6
ELC218 View class details for Variable Frequency Drives (ELC218)Variable Frequency Drives SPR20 MW 6:00pm - 8:40pm
MAR 16 - MAY 8