Janice McClure, Ph.D.

Janice McClure
Part-time Lecturer, Engineering
Office Phone
Office Location
Science Building, 107
0111 Science Bl
Altoona, PA 16601
Biography

Jan McClure. has a B.S .and Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering and a M.E. in Industrial Engineering. As a consultant, Jan developed proposals and software for the control of an antenna system and documented and designed the knowledge base for a cable television diagnostic program. She spent eight years as Coordinator, Expert Systems Development Group, Penn State, involved with management of cooperative project with the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation. Also, she directed the development of seven expert systems, software, documentation, support, and users’ manual. Directed the beta test evaluations by the users. Currently, she is developing agricultural systems for sustainable and organics vegetable cropping systems. As an instructor, she has taught statics, dynamics, strength of materials, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and freshman engineering design. Also, she has been an Oasis Mentor (mentor to at-risk student for retention and improved study skills) and Engineering Undergraduate Advisor.