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Program Faculty  | Advisory Committee Members  | Laboratory Facilities

Program Faculty and Staff

Jeffrey B. Hardesty, 2004
Associate Professor /Program Coordinator
 

 
Contact Information:
SWN-107 (location) 
231-591-3496 (office)
Email:  hardesj@ferris.edu

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

Jeffrey B. Hardesty

 

Jeffrey N. Carney, 1996
Associate Professor


Contact Information:
SWN 107 (location)
231-591-2952 (office)
carneyj@ferris.edu

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.




 

Jeff Carney

 

Kenneth A. Kuk, 1985
Professor
Former Interim Assistant Dean (1 year), Former Dept. Chair (9 years)



Contact Information:
JOH-205 (location)
231-591-5287 (office)
kukk@ferris.edu

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, American Welding Society

Areas of Expertise: Project Management, Welding Automation & Design, Welding Economics.


 

Kenneth A. Kuk

David Murray, 1981
Associate Professor
Former Faculty Coordinator (6 years)


Contact Information:
JOH-213 (location)
231-591-2646 (office)
murrayd@ferris.edu

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.


 

David Murray

 

Brent Williams, 2013
Assistant Professor


Contact Information:
JOH-215 (location)
231-591-2639 (office)
will49@ferris.edu

Education:
B.S. Welding Engineering Technology, Ferris State University
A.A.S. Welding Technology, Ferris State University 

Professional Honors:
AWS Member; AWS Presenter, AWS Section Speaker
Published Author:  GTAW, power sources, applications, Welding in Aerospace

 

 

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Sandy Larie, 2006
Administrative Secretary


College of Engineering Technology
Welding Engineering Technology Program

Contact Information:
SWN-108 (location)
231-591-2511 (office)
231-591-2407 (fax)
sandralarie@ferris.edu
Sandy Larie

 

Bruce Hammond, 1995
Machine Lab Technician




Contact Information:
SWN 122C (location)
231-591-2637 (office)
231-591-2407 (fax)
hammondb@ferris.edu

Maintains Welding, Manufacturing, and Printing and Imaging Technology Management laboratories.

Education:

A.A.S., Manufacturing Tooling Technology

Certificate, Facility Management

Industrial Experience:

Fourteen years of manufacturing experience prior to Ferris State Univeersity

 

Bruce Hammond