Lecturer in Engineering and Head of Medical Plastics Center of ExcellenceOffice Location: Burke 213JPhone: (814) 898 6142Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ProfileBiographyMr. Jason Williams is a lecturer in Plastics Engineering Technology at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. He received both the A.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology 1990 and the B.S. in Plastics Engineering Technology 1992 from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Prior to his full-time employment at Penn State Behrend he worked as an adjunct instructor at Penn State Behrend and also at Kent State University's Astabula campus.Mr. Williams was employed as a CAD Operator at Knox Western from 1989-1991 and as a senior research associate at the Plasics Technology Deployment Center PTDC at Penn State Behrend from 1991-1996. He founded K Development, Inc. a design company focused on plastic product design and development in 1996. He was responsible for technical sales, program management, and technical oversight. His projects ranged from simple reverse engineering to complete program and supply chain management. Mr. Williams has 16 years of industry experience.Mr. Williams received the IDEA Gold Award, the Medical Design Excellence Silver Award and has five patents credited to him. Mr. Williams is Head of the Medical Plastics Center of Excellence. TeachingCourses for Spring 2012Part and Tool Design Design of Plastics Parts Introduction to Medical PlasticsCourses taughtComputer Applications for Plastics Part and Tool Design Advanced Tooling and Rheology Lab Design of Plastics Parts Introduction to Medical Plastics Plastics Product Development Medical Product Development Plastic Medical Devices Plastics Product Development Plastics International Experience First-Year Seminar ResearchResearch in progressDate: Spring 2009-2010. Title: KISK Grant for Medical Plastics Lab Funding Source: Pennsylvania, Keystone Innovation Starter Kit Amount: $150,000 and matching funds from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College Role/Contribution: J. Beaumont [Principal Investigator], G. Smith and J. Williams [Co-investigators]Date: November 2008-present. Title: Funding Source: Penn State Early Career Faculty Research Incentive Grant. Amount: $2,500 Role/Contribution: J. Williams [Principal Investigator] ServiceSERVICE TO THE DISCIPLINES AND TO THE PROFESSIONOrganizing conferences, service on conference committeesSociety of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC)Moderator, two speaker sessions, Chicago, IL, June 21-26, 2009.Active participation in professional and learned societiesSociety of Plastics EngineersMember, Board of Directors in charge of house activities for Erie chapter, 2009-present.