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Advanced Technology in Mechatronics - Career Studies Certificate

This curriculum is designed to challenge the student with hands-on instruction in mechanical, electrical and computer systems in preparation for the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification. A Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Associate will function as a highly skilled technician who can work with modules and components in complex mechatronic systems as well as be able to assess and analyze the system as a whole. A certified Associate can manage, investigate, repair and troubleshoot mechatronic systems, with the aim of operational and cost efficiency, and process control.

Graduates who successfully complete the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification may obtain a job as a certified mechatronics technician; designing, installing and commissioning systems, including instrumentation, controls and automation.

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Program Head

Daniel C. Horine
Instructor, Automated Manufacturing

Phone: 540-857-6110
Location: Webber Hall W109

A.S. - VWCC, 1998
B.S. - Old Dominion University, 1999
M.E. - Systems Engineering - UVA, 2014

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Location: Anderson Hall A114
Phone: 540-857-7273
Fax: 540-857-6022

Mailing address:
3097 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015