Instructor, Mechanical Engineering
Robert L. Smith Learning Resources Center, 146
John Girard is an Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, and has taught courses in statics, strength of materials, quality control, and CNC machining at Penn State; as well as physics and algebra courses at Penn Highlands Community College. Mr. Girard has an M.S. degree in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology from Penn State. Mr. Girard is also a graduate of the Defense Language Institute. In addition to his teaching experience, Mr. Girard has been employed as an engineer with the Department of the Navy and a local defense contractor.