Mechanical Engineering Lab Coordinator
Troy coordinates instructional support for three mechanical engineering labs and a machine shop, managing all equipment and use of space. He assists faculty with developing new courses to support the growing mechanical engineering degree and develops and proposes new lab exercises from a general idea or fundamental engineering concept. He also reviews and redesigns existing experiments to be more efficient and effective.
Prior to joining UW Bothell School of STEM, Troy served on the Clark County Pre-engineering advisory board in Vancouver Washington and was a Mechanical Engineering Lab Technician from 2008-2016 at WSU Vancouver campus. Prior to that, Troy worked in the Medical Manufacturing industry as a Manufacturing Engineer for 18 Years for both a Medical Respirator Manufacturer and a Prosthetics Manufacturer, working with R&D Engineers to assist in Ease of Manufacturing and applications.
Design, construct, modify, and test equipment for use in mechanical engineering lab experiments
Provide in-lab teaching assistance to faculty and direct assistance to students working on independent projects
Oversee lab safety compliance in all mechanical engineering labs and shops and train students, faculty, and staff in the safe and effective operation of mechanical engineering lab and machine shop equipment