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Machining and Technical Services

Dock Houston

Dock Houston

Fabrication/Welding Shop Manager
Machining and Technical Services
Fabrication Shop

Phone: 864-656-2884
Fax: 864-656-7922

Email: dock423@clemson.edu
 

Educational Background

Welding Certification
Tri-County Technical College

Skills

  • SMAW (shielded metal arc welding) "stick welding"/certified
  • GMAW ( gas meta; arc welding) "MIG welding"/certified
  • GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding) "TIG welding"/certified
  • Gas Welding and soldering
  • Layout sheet metal fabrication
  • Laser welding
  • Manual Mill and Lathe operation
  • Blueprint reading
  • Solid-works model design experience

Responsibilities

Lab Tech lll, Welding/Fabrication Shop Manager at Clemson University’s MTS Department

Consult with faculty, students, and staff to help them achieve their research goals

Projects

Welded components for the Lignin project, which examined how a waste byproduct from the paper manufacturing industry could be converted into a useable source of energy - Dr. Mark Thies, Chemical, and Biomolecular Engineering

Fabricated and welded components for an Arc-Melter for research on nano carbon tube particles

Test bridge column thread for actual yield strength for Civil Engineering

Welding on silver liners on pressure vessels for growing crystal

Fabricate and weld reactors for contamination research