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...Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good

Proverbs 19:2a

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Oscar A.
Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Phone: 903.233.3921

  • Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology


  • Ed.D, Engineering and Technology Research Focus, Indiana University (2018)
  • MS Electronics and Computers Engineering Technology, Indiana State University (2006)
  • BS Electronics Engineering Technology, Dordt College / Excelsior College (2004)
  • AS Electronics Engineering and Robotics Technology, Northeast Iowa Tech (1994)



Industry: Telecom engineering at AMERICATEL, Engineering Operations and Support, Contracting and Consulting with multiple industries, Industrial Automation, Military IT and Engineering Consulting.

Teaching: Southern Utah University, United States Military Academy at West Point, Indiana State University, and IVY TECH: The Indiana Middle College System


Areas of Knowledge and Expertise

Automation: Robotics, PLC’s, Instrumentation, Motors and Controls, and Industrial Computers. Computers: C, HTML, LabVIEW, Embedded Controllers, and IT military applications. Electronics: AC/DC, Digital, Solid State, Microcontrollers, Telecommunications, Fiber Optics. Engineering: Engineering Principles, Manufacturing Engineering Processes and Materials. Mechatronics: Mechatronics Applications, Systems and Controls. Military Engineering: IT systems, network applications, and Cyber Security.


Professional Certifications

  • IPC Certified Master Instructor (electronics manufacturing and repair)
  • Certified Fiber Optics Instructor (FOA)
  • Lean and Management (Certified Professional)
  • Robotics Certified Instructor (educational & Industrial)
  • Certified Advanced Manufacturing Instructor (International manufacturing skills)
  • Certified Green Production Instructor (ISO certification)
  • Certified Online Instructor/Developer and Certified Instructional Designer
  • Renewable Energy Professional
  • Industrial Control Cyber Security
  • Biometric Systems Technology


Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)



  • A Study of the Effectiveness of Computer Aided Instruction for Improvement of Hands-On Engineering Technology Education (Doctoral Dissertation), Rodriguez, 2018.
  • Steps to Successfully Implementing Computer Aided Infrastructure (Book), Rodriguez, 2013.
  • Bilingual Automation Systems Trainer (Master’s Thesis), Rodriguez, 2006.