Mark J Anderson

Mark J Anderson
Senior Project Engineer

Bachelor of Science-Electrical Engineering RPI ’79

Masters of Engineering-Electrical Engineering RPI ‘80


Mark is currently a Senior Project Engineer for the Design Lab at Rensselaer and the Course Coordinator for the Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) class. For the Design Lab, he has supervised over 100 project teams working with several hundred students for various sponsoring companies. In his role as IED Course Coordinator, Mark leads a team of 15-20 instructors who teach a dozen course sections serving over 300 students each semester.

Mark began his career at Rensselaer as a Project Engineer for the Center for Manufacturing Productivity and Technology Transfer. He then moved to Westinghouse (Power Generation) and General Electric (Industrial Systems, GE Fanuc Automation, National Machine Tool Control Service, Power Generation). He held various positions in several electrical and computer related fields including: manufacturing, robotics, vision systems, instrumentation, software development, factory automation, HMI, engineering, numerical control / CNC, machine tools / machining, and business process analysis.

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