Faculty

Jeffrey N. Carney

Jeffrey N. Carney, 1996

Associate Professor / Program Coordinator

Contact Information

SWN-220 (location)
231-591-2952 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • M.S. Career & Technical Education, Ferris State University
  • B.S. Welding Engineering Technology, Ferris State University
  • A.A.S. Welding Technology, Ferris State University

 

Areas of Expertise

Welding Automation, Fixture Design, Welding Processes, Welding Safety.

 


 

Jeffrey B. Hardesty

Jeffrey B. Hardesty, 2004

Professor
Former Program Coordinator (6 years)

Contact Information

JOH-219 (location)
231-591-3496 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • MS Welding Engineering, Ohio State University
  • Certificate-Manufacturing & Systems Engineering, Ohio State University
  • BS Welding Engineering, Ohio State University
  • Licensed Professional Welding Engineer - State of Ohio
  • Certified Welding Engineer, AWS
  • Certified International Welding Engineer-International Institute of Welding

 

Areas of Expertise

Welding Automation, Robotics, and Fixture Design, Work Cell Development

 


 

Kenneth A. Kuk

Kenneth A. Kuk, 1985

Professor
Former Interim Assistant Dean (1 year)
Former Dept. Chair (9 years)

Contact Information

JOH-210 (location)
231-591-5287 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • M.S Engineering Management, Western Michigan University
  • M.S. Occupational Education, Ferris State University
  • BET Manufacturing Eng. Tech., Wayne State University
  • A.A.S. Welding Technology, Ferris State University
  • Certified Manufacturing Engineer, Society of Mfg. Engineers
  • Certified Welding Inspector (Former), American Welding Society

 

Areas of Expertise

Project Management, Welding Automation & Design, Welding Economics.

 


 

David Murray

David Murray, 1981

Associate Professor
Former Faculty Coordinator (6 years)

Contact Information

JOH-213 (location)
231-591-2646 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • M.S. Career & Technical Education, Ferris State University
  • B.S. Technical Education, Ferris State University
  • A.A.S. Welding Technology, Ferris State University
  • Certified Radiographic Interpreter, American Welding Society
  • Certified Welding Inspector, American Welding Society

 

Areas of Expertise

Resistance Welding, Welding Procedure Development, ASME Codes.

 


 

Mark Prosser

Mark Prosser, 2018

Assistant Professor

Contact Info

JOH-214
231-591-2956 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • M.S.- Adult education- Jones International University
  • B.S.- Industrial Education- Central Michigan University
  • A.A.S.- Welding Technology- Ferris State University
  • A.A.S. -Welding Technology - Delta Community College
  • AWS-CWI/CWE

 

Publications

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Handbook- Good-Heart-Wilcox
  • How to Read Shop Drawings- Lincoln Electric
  • Full-Bore Welding- Self Published
  • Full-Bore Sheet Metal- Self Published

 

Areas of Expertise

Fabrication, Advanced Welding Techniques, Process Control, Inspection

 


 

Kyle T. Rouech

Kyle T. Rouech, 2018

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

JOH-217 (location)
231-591-2962 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • Master’s Degree Engineering Management, Penn State University
  • B.S. Welding Engineering Technology, Ferris State University
  • A.A.S. Welding Engineering Technology, Delta College
  • Certified Welding Engineer, American Welding Society
  • Senior Certified Welding Inspector, American Welding Society
  • Certified Welding Educator, American Welding Society

 

Areas of Expertise

Welding Procedure and Process Development, Industry Codes and Standards, NDE, Mechanical Testing, Characterization of Weldments

 


 

Brent Williams

Brent Williams, 2013

Associate Professor

Contact Information

JOH-215 (location)
231-591-2639 (office)
[email protected]

Education

  • M.S. Career and Technical Education, Ferris State University
  • B.S. Welding Engineering Technology, Ferris State University
  • A.A.S. Welding Technology, Ferris State University
  • Certified Welding Inspector, American Welding Society

 

 

Areas of Expertise

Welding processes and procedure development, arc welding power sources, welding metallurgy, welding automation, manufacturing and fabrication, industry codes and standards

 

  

Staff

Bruce Hammond

Bruce Hammond, 1995

Machine Lab Technician

Contact Information

SWN 141A (location)
231-591-2637 (office)
231-591-2407 (fax)
[email protected]

Maintains Welding and Manufacturing laboratories.

Education

  • M.S. Career and Technical Education, Ferris State University
  • B.S. Integrative Studies, Ferris State University
  • Certificate- Basic CNC Programming and Machine Operation
  • Minor-Facility Planning Management
  • Minor-Facility Operations Management
  • A.A.S., Manufacturing Tooling Technology
  • Certificate, Facility Management

 

Industrial Experience

Fourteen years of manufacturing experience prior to Ferris State University

 


 

Sandy Larie

Sandy Larie, 2006

Administrative Secretary

College of Engineering Technology
Welding Engineering Technology Program

Contact Information

SWN-220 (location)
231-591-2511 (office)
231-591-2407 (fax)
[email protected]