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Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction

Charles Pringle

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Hogue Technology Building, Room 203K, Ext. 2437
pringlec@cwu.edu

 

Classes

Finite Element Analysis
Mechanical Design I
Mechanics of Materials
Plane Surveying
Senior Project
Statics
System Analysis and Simulation

Education

MS Engineering Technology, 2007, Central Washington University

BS Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1992, Central Washington University



Work Experience

Assistant Professor (2008 - Present) Teaching Mechanical Engineering

Technology and Industrial Technology classes. Coordinating the Industrial Engineering program at Des Moines.

CWU Facilities Management (2001 - 2008) Worked 2 years as an Engineering Aide for Facilities Planning & Construction Services. Tasks included CAD work, mapping, and surveying.

Worked 4 years as an Information Technology Specialist and then 1 year as the Information Technology group supervisor.

Mechanical Engineer (1992 - 2001) Worked 4 years as a Field and Design

Engineer for a company that designed and built X-Y gantries for High Pressure Waterjet cutting.

Worked 5 years as a metal fabrication shop supervisor.

Interests

Systems Engineering
Energy Management / Conservation

Research

Conducted research to analyze the impacts of a policy to reduce or eliminate vehicles on the Central Washington University malls for the CWU Site and Development Committee.

Publications

No Vehicles on the Mall, International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering, San Diego, 2007.