Dr. John C. Williams began his duties as dean of the School of Architecture, Management, and Engineering Technology (SAMET) in spring 2010. Prior to this role, he was associate professor and department chair, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department.
Williams was recently elected chair of the Engineering Technology Division (ETD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Other professional affiliations and activities include membership in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and New York State Engineering Technology Association. He has been included in 2002-03 and 2004-05 Strathmore's Who's Who Directory, Who's Who among America's Teachers 2003-04, and America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals 2002-03.
Additionally, Williams was elected to the Tau Alpha Pi Board of Directors (05-08). Tau Alpha Pi is the national Engineering Technology Honor Society and Williams has served as the faculty adviser at Alfred State College since 2003.
Prior to joining the ASC faculty, Williams served as an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Division of Alfred University.Other professional appointments have included DuPont Fellow/senior research assistant, Clarkson University, Potsdam; and mechanical engineer, Universal Instruments Corporation, Binghamton.
Williams holds three degrees in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University, Potsdam: a PhD, a master of science, and a bachelor of science.