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
ELC119 View class details for Concepts of Electricity and Electronics (ELC119)Concepts of Electricity and Electronics FAL19 MW 6:00pm - 8:40pm
AUG 19 - OCT 9
ELC120 View class details for Solid State Fundamentals (ELC120)Solid State Fundamentals FAL19 TR 7:45pm - 9:00pm
AUG 20 - DEC 13
ELC210 View class details for AC Machinery and DC Machinery (ELC210)AC Machinery and DC Machinery FAL19 MW 6:00pm - 8:40pm
OCT 14 - DEC 4