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Machining and Technical Services is a diverse and talented group averaging 29.2 years of experience.

Phil Landreth Kelly Collins -
Chief Operating Officer & Chief of Staff

B.S. Financial Management, Clemson University; M.S. Human Resource Development, Clemson University

Machine Shop

Phone: 864-656-5546
Fax: 864-656-7922
Jeff Holliday Jeff Holliday -
Machine Shop Manager, Lab Tech III

A.S. Tri-County Technical College/ Machine Tool Technology; 28 years of machining experience.
Truman Nicholson Truman Nicholson -
Precision Machinist, Engineer Associate II

A.S. Tri-County Technical College/ Machine Tool Technology; 26 years machining experience.
Bill Simmons Bill Simmons -
Precision Machinist, Lab Tech II

A.S. North Georgia Technical College/ Machine Tool Technology; 40 years of machining experience.
Dustin Gravley Dustin Gravley -
Precision Machinist, Lab Tech II

A.S. Tri-County Technical College/ Machine Tool Technology; 6 years machining experience.

Fabrication Shop

Phone: 864-656-2884
Fax: 864-656-7922
Dock Houston Dock Houston -
Fabrication/Welding Shop Manager, Lab Tech III

Welding Certification Tri-County Technical College; 23 years of precision welding, fabrication, and construction experience.
Scott Kaufman Scott Kaufman -
Mechanical Technician, Lab Tech III

Tidewater Community College, Tri-County Technical College; 34 years of fabrication, welding, maintenance, and construction experience.

Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation

Phone: 864-656-3485
Fax: 864-656-7922
Charlie McDonald Charlie McDonald -
Engineering Assoc. III, Electronics Shop Manager, Machining and Technical Services

M.S., B.S. Clemson University/ Electrical Engineering 2004; 14 years Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Controls, and Instrumentation design experience.

Rapid Prototyping/Reverse Engineering

Phone: 864-656-5546
Fax: 864-656-7922
Tim Pruett Tim Pruett -
Lab Technologist III

3D Printing, 3D Scanning, 3D CAD, Reverse Engineering, Rapid Prototyping, and Additive Manufacturing at Clemson University’s MTS department.

Off-Campus Satellite Research Support

Fax: 864-656-6338
Wendy Baldwin Wendy Baldwin -
Project Coordinator in Clemson University’s MTS department.

She is acting liaison between the CECAS faculty research needs and facilities operations.
Rob Hammett Rob Hammett -
Lab Specialist II, Lab Manager, Department Safety Coordinator at AMRL, Duke Innovation, and CETL

B.S. in Physics, Clemson University, A.S. Science, Tri-County Technical