5708 Barrows Hall, Room 11
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maine, 1997
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maine,1999
John Allen joined the faculty of Electrical Engineering Technology in the Fall of 2005. Prior to lecturing at UM Mr. Allen had worked as a design engineer in the semiconductor industry and as a supporting circuit design engineer in the sensor technology industry. Mr. Allen has been an adjunct professor for Husson College and Eastern Maine Community College. Mr. Allen has lectured for the ECE department of the College of Engineering. John is married and he and his wife Sue and their children are living in Corinth Maine.
5796 Advanced Manufacturing Center, Room 102
B.S. Agricultural Engineering, University of Maine, 1971
M.S. Agricultural Engineering, University of Maine,1973
Professor Christensen teaches pneumatic and hydraulic control systems to the Electrical Engineering Technology students. He also serves as the Associate Director for Manufacturing Operations at the University of Maine Advanced Manufacturing Center. Thomas E. Christensen grew up in Portland, Maine and attended The University of Maine. Tom serves on the Board of Trustees of his church. He enjoys camping, wood working, antique engines and HO trains and lives with his wife and children in Bangor.
After working for a short period as an engineer for Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Peoria, Illinois, he returned to teach and perform research at the University of Maine. He has been involved in equipment development for the forest and fishing industries, creating such machines as a crabmeat/ bone separator, a crown vetch dehuller, mussel harvester, wood chip furnaces, and material handling equipment. He teaches courses in fluid power and serves as the Key Professor for the Key Fluid Power School at the University of Maine. He worked for a New England power transmission and control vendor for 14 years as their engineer designing systems and training
personnel. Tom also serves on the program advisory boards of two of the Technical Colleges in Maine and has served as an officer in several professional engineering societies.
Professor Christensen is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maine.
5711 Boardman Hall, Room 119
B.S. Electrical Engineering,University of Maine, 1988
M.S. Electrical Engineering,University of Maine, 1991
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering,University of Maine, 1999
Prof. Dunning began at the University of Maine in the fall of 1991. He teaches circuit analysis methods to first year students. Prof. Dunnings’ primary research interests are in the areas of power systems optimization and the application of energy efficient technologies to industry. He leads international training for engineers in techniques to reduce energy consumption and costs in industrial facilities.
5708 Barrows Hall, Room 13
B.S. Electrical Engineering,University of Maine, 1986
M.S. Electrical Engineering,University of Maine, 1994
Professor Pearse came to the University of Maine in 2001 with extensive teaching experience at a variety of levels (high school, college, and adult students) in both academic and business environments. Her main teaching responsibilities are in digital systems and microprocessor applications. She has over ten years of industrial experience from firms such as Bath Iron Works to her own private corporation, Robash Unlimited. She is also a registered professional engineer in the State of Maine.
5708 Barrows Hall, Room 9
B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, University of Maine, 1993
M.S., Electrical Engineering , University of Maine, 1996
Paul Villeneuve joined the Electrical Engineering Technology teaching team in 2003. Paul teaches courses in electronics and control systems. He has spent the majority of his time as a consultant working on various tasks from submarine propulsion systems to nuclear plant control systems. Paul is a registered professional engineer in the states of New York, Virginia, and New Hampshire. He consults on various projects to keep his knowledge current.
Edward “Spider” Williams
5708 Barrows Hall, Room 11
A.S. Electrical Engineering Technology, Devry Institute of Technology
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maine, 1998
Spider Williams is the Program Coordinator for the Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) program. He joined the EET teaching team in the 2003 fall semester. He currently motivates students in introductory circuit analysis and supervises the senior design sequence. Spider’s industrial experience includes over 20 years in Maine industry.