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School of Technology

Grinstead Building, Room 009
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4439
Fax: 660.543.4578
Email: Dr. Doug Koch





CURRICULUM VITAE
Alexander Richards, M.S.ed

Educational Background
M.S.ed - Southern Illinois University - Workforce Education and Development
B.A.S. - Southern Illinois University - Automotive Technology
A.A.S. - Joliet Junior College - Automotive Technology

Employment History
2013 - Present  Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology Mgmt. - University of Central Missouri
2011 - 2013  Graduate Teaching Assistant - Southern Illinois University
2010 - 2011  Undergraduate Teaching Assistant - Southern Illinois University
2009 - 2010  Customer Service Representative - Counter Sales - Advance Auto Parts

Membership in Professional & Scientific Societies

  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Illinois College Automotive Instructors Association (ICAIA)
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Certifications and Licenses

  • ASE Master Technician Certified
  • ASE Parts Professional Certified

Courses Taught

SIU
AUT 100 - Automotive Laboratory Principles
AUT 180 - Automotive Manual Transmissions and Drive trains
AUT 215 - Automotive Braking Systems
AUT 216 - Automotive Steering and Suspension Systems
AUT 330 - Vehicle Stability and NVH

Professional Presentations (last five years)

  • Richards, A.  (2013). Presentation.  Turbochargers and Forced Induction Basics: A Technicians Guide.  Southern Illinois University, AUT 150 Classroom.
  • Richards, A.  (2013). Presentation.  Automotive Cooling Systems.  Southern Illinois University WED 462 Classroom
  • Richards, A.  (2013). Presentation.  Dynamic Engine Diagnostics.  University of Central Missouri.
  • Richards, A.  (2012).Presentation.  Learning and Curriculum Development using the workplace as a model.  Southern Illinois University.