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Meet Mr. Mears

About the Program

Robotics Engineering is a one-year program that provides the pre-engineering and robotics skills necessary for entry into post-secondary education programs. For more information, click on the "Veterinary Technology Program Page" link in the blue box to the right.

About the Instructor

  • Instructor at ROC since 2016.
  • California teaching credential (preliminary) in CTE Information and Communication Technologies.
  • Electronic Technology Certifications, Bakersfield College.
  • Attending, Organizational Management major, University of LaVerne.
  • 3+ years’ industry experience in automation.
  • Certifications in Manufacturing Automation Maintenance and Industrial Maintenance.
  • Founder, Bakersfield Robotics, 2013 (organization devoted to exposing at-risk youth to STEM).
  • Conducted Kern County’s National Robotics Week “Robot Block Party”, 2013 – 2015
  • Participated in University of LaVerne’s 2016 “Maker Faire” with the building and demonstration of two Arduino robots.
  • Conducted Robotics Workshops at various community locales, 2014-2015.