Program Chairs

Computer Engineering Chair

Dr. Standridge

Charlie Standridge, Ph.D.

Chair, Computer Engineering
Professor, Manufacturing Engineering

Office Address: 332 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: (616) 331-6759

Electrical Engineering Chair

Dr. Dunne

Bruce Dunne, Ph.D.

Chair, Electrical Engineering
Associate Professor, Computer and Electrical Engineering

Office Address: 351 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: (616) 331-6754

Mechanical Engineering Chair

Dr. Barakat

Professor Nael Barakat, Ph.D. P.Eng. FASME.

Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Mechanical and Interdisciplinary Engineering

Office Address: 343 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: (616) 331-6825
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Product Design & Manufacturing Engineering Chair

Dr. Farris

John Farris, Ph.D.

Chair, Product Design & Manufacturing Engineering
Professor, Product Design & Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering

Office Address: 223 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: (616) 331-7267

Interdisciplinary Engineering Chair

Dr. Reffeor

Wendy Reffeor, Ph.D.

Chair, Interdisciplinary Engineering
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Office Address: 335 Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: 616-331-6010