Electrical Technology Faculty Member Presents Paper in Scotland

Published 10.10.2003

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Philip H. Henning, associate professor of electrical technology at Pennsylvania College of Technology, recently presented a paper at an international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

At the conference for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Dr. Henning delivered a paper entitled "Creating a New BS Program in Building Automation Technology at the Pennsylvania College of Technology: An Industry and Academic Cooperative Effort."

Dr. Henning's 13 years of experience with ASHRAE recently resulted in his advancement from associate member to member, and he has been faculty adviser to the organization's Penn College chapter since its founding in 1991.

He has taught classes in electrical technology, HVAC controls and building automation technology at Penn College for more than 25 years and has a particular interest in engineering technology education and HCI (human computer interface) issues in the building automation industry. His Ph.D. research focused on an ethnographic study of the work and everyday learning of a group of commercial-refrigeration technicians.