Gary Perks


Phone: 805-756-1463
Office: 20A-319
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Gary Perks has a BSEE from Southeastern Massachusetts University at North Dartmouth. He received a MSEE from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He also earned a MBA / MS from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. In addition, he holds two associate degrees, an AS in construction technology and an AS in legal studies from Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, CA. Since January 1998, Mr. Perks has been a lecturer for both the electrical engineering and industrial manufacturing engineering departments at California Polytechnic State University. Also, Mr. Perks was a faculty member in the Engineering and Technology department at Cuesta College from 1999 to 2001. In addition, Mr. Perks began his career as an educator in the Air Force as a Captain teaching at the Undergraduate Space and Missile Training Institute at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Prior to his Air Force instructor position, Mr. Perks worked as a satellite operations officer and satellite mission planner in the Defense Military Satellite Program at Fairchild Air Force Base, WA. He began his engineering career as a design engineer for Datamarine International a small company that designed and manufactured electronic navigation equipment for sailboats and small watercraft. Prior to his engineering position, Mr. Perks worked as an electronic technician at Datamarine. In addition, Mr. Perks has worked at the Lockheed Martin research and development facility in Santa Maria, CA and Mr. Perks has worked at the corporate office of Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto, CA.

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MSEE - University of Massachusetts at Amherst MBA / MS - Cal Poly State U. (SLO) BSEE - Southeastern Massachusetts University AS in Construction Technology - Cuesta College AA in Legal Studies (Business Emphasis) - Cuesta College