Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

ENGINEER


Ronald Rizor

Ronald J Rizor

Electrical/Mechanical Designer

Office: 1136 SRB
Phone: 764-2127
Fax: 763-5567
Email: rjrizor@umich.edu

Education

Mathematics, science, mechanical drawing, AutoCAD, AutoDESK Inventor, SolidWorks, graphic design courses

Washtenaw Community College

 

Research

AutoCAD and PADS

Skills:

  • Tool making
  • System design
  • Digital circuit design
  • mechanical engineering
  • Welding technology
  • Mechanical fabrication
  • AutoCAD Drafting
  • PADS PowerPCB circuit board layout
  • Inventor Solid Modeling

Personal Introduction

  • Flight Instruments
    • TIDI
    • LRR
    • Radiometers (LRR, Starlight)
    • HFRADAR
  • Non-Flight Instruments
    • Magnetometers (Greenland, Patriot Hills, Penguin)
    • NOAA Buoys

 

Specializations and Research Interests

  • As member of TIMED/TIDI design team, performed mechanical design of the enclosures and circuit boards that compriesed the Electronics Stack for the TIDI Doppler Interferometer
  • AutoCAD used for mechancial design of decks and circuit boards, Active-CAD used to generate schematics and netlists, and PADS-PowerPCB used to do printed circuit board layout for TIDI instrument.
  • Integral member of the Multichannel Chemiluminous Instrument team, provided soldering, harness and cable construction, mechanical modification, design and building of chassis components.
  • Provides digital electronic design from idea through prototype to finished product for upgrading and improving computer systems.

 

Updated: 2010-01-06