Technologies Department

Three Rivers Engineering Technology Survey 2010-2011

If you enjoy:
Hands-on projects
Graphic design
Web design
Solving problems

Working outside
Building model cars/plane
Breaking things & fixing things

Helping people


Our department offers 15 associate degree programs and 15 certificate programs. Click Here for our Associate Degree program descriptions and Click Here for our Certificate Programs.

After completing a 2-year Associate Degree program in the technologies, earn good money in technical fields such as construction, electric power, manufacturing, and research & development.

Three Rivers also has articulation agreements with four-year schools to help you get a bachelor’s degree. With a 4-year calculus based degree, one can design, analyze, develop and optimize systems and processes. Engineers also find employment in research, testing and sales. To learn more about TRCC’s guaranteed transfer opportunities please visit,

Women in STEM (click here)

Programs of Study

Click Here for Associate Degree Programs and Certificate Programs


  • Architectural Engineering Technology
            Professor Comeau's Webpage
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Construction Management Technology
  • Computer-Aided Drafting Technology


  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Laser and Fiber Optics Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • General Engineering Technology

Fire Technology

Nuclear Engineering Technology

             Nuclear Scholarship Opportunity

Computer Science Technology

College of Technology

  • Engineering Science
  • Technology Studies

Click Here for Associate Degree Programs and Certificate Programs


Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program Flow Chart

Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Laser Option Flow Chart

Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Flow Chart


Allan A. Anderson, Department Chair of Technologies. Professor of Computer Science; M.S., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, B.S., Mankato State College, Mankato, MN
Office: C-106 Phone: 860-215-9403 Email:

Mark Comeau, AIA, Professor, Program Coordinator of Architectural Design Technology; Construction Management Technology and Sustainable Design. A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College, B.S., B. Arch., Roger Williams University; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Licensed-Registered Architect, CT, RI, NY NCARB Board Certified
Office: C-218 Phone: 860-215-9415 Email:

Dan Courtney, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology; ASET Springfield Technical Community College; MSEE University of Massachusetts
Office: C-134 Phone: 860-9417 Email:

Michael Gentry, Assistant Professor of Engineering, B.S., M.S., Cornell University.
Office: C-154 Phone:860-215-9428 Email:

Ronald Greenier, Professor of Manufacturing/Mechanical/CAD Engineering Technology; B.S., M.S., Central Connecticut State University
Office: C-140 Phone: 860-215-9432 Email:

G. Kent Harding, Professor of Industrial Management Technologies
B.S., M.S.E.E., University of Maryland; M.B.A., Harvard, Certified Cost Analyst.
Office: C-148  Phone: 860-215-9435  Email:

Joseph Johnson, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Office: D-205W Phone: 860-215-9440 Email:

James A. Rhoades, Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology; B.S.E.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Office: C-232 Phone: 860-215-9464 Email:

James R. Sherrard, Professor of Nuclear Engineering Technology; B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy; M.S.N.E., M.S.N.A., Nav. E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S.M.E., University of Connecticut; M.S.N.S., Catholic University of America; P.E., Maryland
Office: C-210 Phone:860-215-9472 Email: