The Arkansas State University (ASU) Engineering Advisory Committee is headed by Dr. David Beasley, Dean of Engineering at ASU, and consists of Jonesboro area professionals and educators who are dedicated to the development and the promotion of the School of Engineering at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
The group meets on a regular basis and is developing professional relationships with Manufacturing and Commercial businesses in an effort to team up and create a partnership to provide valuable services to Industry while simultaneously empowering students to apply their Engineering creativity.
Through the implementation of co-op programs and placement of graduating students, ASU can provide a valuable service to companies through research and development. According to Chris Childers, “The School of Engineering continues to grow and develop by enhancing professional relationships that provide training and experience that is so vital to the success of engineering students and the professional impact these students can make on Industry”.
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About Chris Childers: Chris Childers holds degrees in Engineering Technology from Tennessee Technological University and Southern Polytechnic State University. In addition, he holds the designation of ESM (Engineering Science of Mechanics) from Georgia Institute of Technology. After a successful career as Plant Engineer with Kellogg Company in Atlanta, GA, and Rossville, TN, Chris founded Specialty Machinery and Equipment in 1992, to meet the needs of industrial companies, consulting with them as a manufacturing solutions provider and designing automated systems. Later, in 2006, Efficient Manufacturing Group was founded as a result of his clients’ needs to implement those systems. Chris lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
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