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Dr. Mark E. Bronakowski

Education

  • B.S., M.Ed.: California University of Pennsylvania
  • Ed.D.: West Virginia University

Biography

Dr. Bronakowski has been a faculty member at Cal U since 1982. During this time, he has been instrumental in developing and teaching in a number of undergraduate and graduate programs and courses, such as Automation, Robotics and Multimedia. He currently serves as the program coordinator for the Robotics Engineering Technology A.S. degree and as the unofficial liaison for the Mechatronics Engineering Technology program.

Outside of work, Dr. Bronakowski enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and children. He is actively involved in the church, is president of teh Opus II String Orchestra, enjoys working on indoor and outdoor projects at home, and likes spending time walking or biking.

Courses

Dr. Bronakowski has taught more than 32 different courses in a variety of disciplines — Industrial Technology, Technology Education, Graphics and Multimedia, Industrial Automation and Manufacturing Technology. The courses he has most recently been teaching include:

  • RET 110: Agile Robotics I
  • RET 160: Agile Robotics II
  • GCM 180: Multimedia Foundation
  • GCM 320: Digital Video
  • GCM 410: Digital Portfolio
  • TED 302: Energy and Control Systems

Research Interests

Because of varied experiences and knowledge relating to machining, electronics, design, woodworking, control systems, education and digital media, Dr. Bronakowski's research interests tend to be those that integrate those areas. He has been involved in a number of projects, workshops, and presentations related to incorporating technology into educational environments.

Student Research Projects

As a professor teaching the RET 260 -- Robotic Systems Project course, Dr. Bronakowski supervises the development of student research projects related to the development of autonomous systems.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Applied Engineering and Technology

Academic Program(s)

  • B.S. Graphics and Multimedia
  • B.S. Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • A.S. Robotics Engineering Technology

Contact Information

Email:
bronakowski@calu.edu

Phone:
724-938-4580

Office:
Eberly Hall 321