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Dr. Jenny K. Ferrone

Dr. Jenny K. Ferrone

I have been teaching CAD 222, 223 and 224 at Southwestern since 2003 using AutoCAD and Solid Works. My instructor experience also includes CAD courses taught at Cuyamaca College and online courses at USD. Prior to teaching, my professional experience in industry has been as a Mechanical Engineer where I used Pro-Engineer software for mechanical design.

My academic experience includes the following:

  • B.A. Art, SDSU
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, SDSU
  • M.A. Education, SDSU
  • Doctorate (EdD), USD

My work experience includes employment with the following companies:

  • Marconi Integrated Systems: Mechanical Engineer
  • Medication Delivery Devices: Mechanical Engineer
  • Hughes Aircraft: Mechanical Engineer
  • TRW Military Electronics: Designer
  • Naval Ocean Systems Center: Draftsman
Robert Garza Robert Garza

B.A. San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science

I have been teaching CAD 220 and CAD 222 evening classes since 2005. Since 1999 I have worked for SIATech where I teach math and AutoCAD to high school students and conduct AutoCAD training for teachers. I have also worked as a graphic and data plate designer using CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
John Smith

John Smith

B.A San Diego State University, Psychology 72
B.A. University of Northern Colorado, Industrial Arts 24

I received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from San Diego State University in 1970 and a second bachelors degree in Industrial Arts from the University of Northern Colorado in 1974. I also have a vocational certificate in mechanical design and drafting. I have worked as a carpenter, welder, high school teacher, vocational school instructor, draftsperson and currently a college instructor. I am currently the club advisor for the robotics club. My main interests as related to CADD are design and fabrication.