Meet the Faculty

Wangping Sun

Wangping Sun, Professor


Dr. Wangping Sun has been teaching at Oregon Tech for more than 10 years and has taught more than 17 courses. He holds a doctoral degree in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering from Kansas State University. He is an ABET MET Program Evaluator and has been the Program Director of the M&MET programs in Wilsonville since 2013. He’s been active in publishing papers and doing applied research with industries. 

Dr. Lawrence Wolf

Dr. Lawrence Wolf, P.E. - Professor


Dr. Lawrence J. Wolf is a professor of the Oregon Institute of Technology and a distinguished service professor of the Oregon University System. After experience in the army and the aircraft, petroleum, and chemical industries, he began his academic career in 1964 as the founding head of the MET program at the St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. More...

Mark George

Mark George, Adjunct Instructor

Prof. Mark George received his MSEE from Virginia PolyTech in 1990 and BSEE from Oregon State University in 1984. He is an electrical engineer for 30+ years focused primarily on power conversion products and is a Licensed Professional Engineer with the State of Oregon. He teaches Fundamentals of Electrical Circuits and is interested in all electronic disciplines. He is assisting undergraduates to launch their Engineering career (MECOP). He likes motorcycles and sailin
James Fenton

James Fenton, Adjunct Instructor

Jim Fenton is a Senior Design Engineer on the Electrical Engineering Design Team at Electrochem Solutions in Beaverton, Oregon. Jim has 10 years of experience working with a broad range of battery cell technologies; including advanced PbA, NiCd, NiMH, hot NaS, LiFePO4, and Li(NiMnCo)O2 battery cells. He also has 25 years of experience working in the Test & Measurement Industry designing and managing the development of Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, and Video Test products.
Heejin Park

Heejin Park, Adjunct Instructor

Dr.Park has been leading Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)/R&D division at Flonomix, Inc. located in Portland, Oregon. He has extensively applied computational airflow simulation techniques to various HVAC/IAQ applications, fire protection analysis, and toxic chemical spreading simulation for last 20 years.
He holds a bachelor degree from Seoul National University and a master degree from Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) and a Ph.D. from University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in mechanical engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in Minnesota and an active member of ASHRAE.
Tom Wade

Tom Wade, M.S.M.E. - Adjunct Instructor

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Mr. Wade has over 40 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Design Engineering, and Materials Research. His design experience includes load cell instrumentation, water treatment equipment, manufacturing automation, and medical devices. His manufacturing background includes mechanical equipment, instrumentation, consumer products, electronic ceramics, industrial chemicals, and medical devices. That background includes hands-on experience with automation and robotics in machining, assembly, investment casting, and injection molding. He holds U.S. patents in water treatment and ground effect vehicles.

His materials research experience is in metal fatigue and ceramic materials; including high temperature test methods and statistical approaches to design with brittle materials. Mr. Wade is currently Manager of Process Engineering at Bioject, Inc., a manufacturer of needle-free injection devices. Other employment has been at Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute, Nalco Chemical, and ALCOA. He has taught Data Processing and Engineering classes at universities and community colleges since 1975. 
Mr. Wade holds an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering/Materials Science from Northwestern University.