Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Hogue Technology Building, Room 203K, Ext. 2437
Office Hours: Posted outside office door
Finite Element Analysis
Lean Manufacturing (Guitarbuilding.org)
Mechanical Design I & II
System Analysis and Simulation
MS Engineering Technology, 2007, Central Washington University
BS Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1992, Central Washington University
Lean Bronze Knowledge Certificate
Associate Professor (2008 - Present) Teaching Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Technology classes.
CWU Facilities Management (2001 - 2008) Began at Facilities Planning & Construction Services. Then worked as an Information Technology Specialist and then as the Information Technology group supervisor.
Mechanical Engineer (1992 - 2001) Field and Design Engineer for a company that designed and built X-Y gantries for High Pressure Waterjet cutting. Additionally a Manager / Manufacturing Engineer for a small manufacturing company.
Energy Management / Conservation
Class room pedagogy, lean mfg, and systems.
Johnson C., Pringle C., and Davis N. (2013). “Measuring the Impact of Internships on Design using a Materials Activity,” American Society for Engineering Education Annual conference, Georgia.
Bearsley, R. and Pringle, C., (2011). Machine Design Lab: Using Automotive Transmission Examples to Reinforce Understanding of Gear Train Analysis. In American Society for Engineering Education.
Pringle, C. and Callahan, S. (2011). Energy Week Curriculum for Washington State Business Week.
Pringle, C., and Bender, W. (2010). Educational Operation Four Days a Week. In American Society for Engineering Education.
No Vehicles on the Mall, International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering, San Diego, 2007.
I am looking for former students from ETSC301, Engineering Project Cost Analysis, who are interestedCWU Leads Project To Improve Safety For Mechanical Contracting Industry
CWU is part of a project that will lower risk and improve safety in one of America’s most dangerouSafety And Health Management Program Advisor Honored With Excellence Award
Jerry Shupe, who serves on the Industry Advisory Board for CWU’s Safety and Health