Industrial Automation Technology

Industrial Automation Technology

The Industrial Automation Technology program provides you the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required in the manufacturing industry to maintain, repair, and troubleshoot high-tech, computerized machinery. You will gain hands-on training with:

  • Programmable logic controller (PLC) computers
  • CNC machines
  • Robotics
  • Electronic components
  • Mechanical systems
  • Fluid power
  • and much more

With in-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process and state-of-the-art equipment, you will be a problem solver working to keep production running. Key technology brands include but is not limited to:

  • Fanuc
  • Allen Bradley
  • Siemens
  • Okuma
  • Hardinge
  • Rockwell

Enhance Iowa Grant

The Industrial Automation Technology program is part of the Enhance Iowa project, a grant from the US Department of Labor for equipment, training, and simulation to help prepare individuals in the high demand field of industrial maintenance and automation. 

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt
Buchanan Hall 128
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Student Success Specialist

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
319-296-2329 ext.1062
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Program Advisors

Doug Kruger
Butler Hall 127
319-296-2329 ext.1303
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Dan Utley
Butler Hall 123B
319-296-2329 ext.1730
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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