Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
The lead instructor and advisor of the Mechanical Technology program is Jack Riley. Jack brings a wealth of mechanical design experience in commercial, consumer, and government product design to the classroom. He has worked for Mixing Equipment Company, Eastman Kodak, Technology Incorporate, Corning Incorporate, ITT Space Systems Division, and Moog. At Eastman Kodak, Jack was awarded three patents, two in the field of magnetic recording and one in the field of graphic arts. His teaching areas include CAD, engineering graphics, engineering mechanics, structural analysis, and machine design and analysis. Jack holds a B.S degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Masters of Engineering in Systems Engineering from RIT.
Joshua Bell is an adjunct instructor and technical specialist for the Engineering Science and Mechanical Technology programs. He holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering with a concentration in Materials Engineering from Clarkson University. Josh specializes in the design and fabrication of new or modified components and assemblies. He currently teaches Materials and Processes 1 and 2. In these courses, Josh instructs students on the basics of machining with CNC and manual Mill and Lathe.
Will Rhoads is an adjunct instructor in the Science and Technology Department who teaches the Electronic Theory I course. Will worked at Kodak for 38 years where he handled electronic circuit development. He is currently working part-time for a small start-up company as a senior project engineer and electrical engineer. Will holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University, and has his master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester.
Dave Roberts is an adjunct instructor for the Mechanical Technology program. He teaches classes in engineering design, SolidWorks, geometric dimensioning & tolerancing, and CNC programming. In addition to teaching at FLCC, Dave is a senior research & development engineer at Garlock Sealing Technologies. He has nearly 20 years of engineering-related work experience in product development, project engineering, and manufacturing engineering. Dave earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from RIT and holds his Professional Engineer license.
Jason Taylor is an adjunct instructor who teaches classes in engineering design in the Mechanical Technology and Engineering Science programs. In addition to teaching at FLCC, Jason is a full-time technology education Instructor at Bloomfield Central School. Josh earned his B.S. degree in Technology Education from SUNY Oswego.