Ken Moore Advanced Instructor Computerized Machining

Ken Moore

Advanced Instructor

(208) 282-3262

moorkenn@isu.edu

Professional Work Experience

  • Workeded in this industry for 28 years
  • Tool and die maker
  • Plastic and silicon injection molds
  • Vacuum molds
  • Manual and CNC machine experience
  • Ran EDM, Gun drill and other custom machines
  • Teaching Machining since 2008

 

Career Highlights

  • Working on Patents for new production processes
  • Pre-production fan jet engines for business aircraft
  • Created faster, more ergonomical production lines for medical devises
  • Involved in new products that saved lives in the medical arena
  • Teaching others to build and create using machine tools.

One of my favorite professional experiences…

One of my favorite jobs was when I was delivered a packet of prints and assigned a new project to build a piece of a production line that would help get product to the market sooner. One such machine was a very small laser welder that would improve production and quality of a forceps tool. This tool would help the doctors in procedures to prevent colon cancer. My payday came when one of these improved devices helped my own father. I have also had many wonderful experiences in teaching that could fill a book.

 Ken Moore with his family

My favorite things outside of work

 My family is the most important. Outside of work, I like to spend time with my beautiful companion, children, and especially grandchildren.     

Ashley McCammon Machining Technology Instructor

Ashley McCammon

Instructor

(208) 282-3262

mccaash2@isu.edu

Ashley McCammon's TruckProfessional Work Experience

  • Owner of a High Performance Engine shop – 15 years
  • Machinist in the nuclear field – 6 years
  • Instructor at I.S.U. College of Technology Machining Program – 2 years

 Career Highlights

  • Practiced Machining for over 15 years
  • Have built many types of engines from Briggs & Stratton to Blown Alcohol Hemi’s
  • Built a 1968 Chevrolet C-10 pickup from the frame up along with many other Hot Rods

One of my Favorite Professional Experiences

My favorite professional experiences would have to be the education I received from the College of Tech at ISU. Without my education, I would not have the chance to do something I enjoy and still get paid for it. Machining amazes me every day, being able to see shape form out of raw material. It is something that amazes everyone!

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