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Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Meet Your Instructors!

Adam Balogh, Department Chair

Adam Balogh Measuring PArt in CNC Machine.Bio

Adam has experience in both industrial maintenance and R&D machining. He also created the Machine Tech Video Blog, a YouTube channel dedicated to educating the next generation of mechanics, maintenance technicians and machinists. Check it out!

Classes

MACH 210

MACH 220

MACH 230

Contact Info

abalogh@peralta.edu

510-464-3444 (Note: This is the number for the department office. We are often out in the shop and cannot answer the phone. In most cases, email is preferred.)

 

Peder Aune

Bio

None yet!

Classes

MACH 210

MACH 220

MACH 230

MACH 205

MACH 206

Contact Info

paune@peralta.edu

510-464-3444

 

Ed Lloyd

Bio

None yet!

Classes

MACH 30

MACH 31

Contact Info

elloyd@peralta.edu

510-464-3444

 

Jennifer Doyle

Bio

None yet!

Classes

MACH 205

Contact Info

jenniferdoyle@peralta.edu

510-464-3444

 

Devan Wiitala

Devan Wiitala on a nature hike standing in front of a forest lakeBio

A former student of Laney College, Devan Wiitala is a Mechanical Engineer in Medtech Product Development in the Bay Area. He holds a Bachelor’s in Nanoengineering from UC San Diego, and is finishing his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering with a focus in Mechatronics at San José State University. In his free time, he enjoys music, technical reading, and games.

Classes

MACH 20

Contact Info

dwiitala@peralta.edu

510-464-3444

 

Meet the Support Staff!

Louis Quindlen

Apprenticeship Coordinator

Contact Info

lquindlen@peralta.edu

510-464-3444

 

Kathi Roisen

IMM Program Coordinator

Contact Info

kathi25333@gmail.com

510-464-3444