JEC 3004/3018 3rd Fl
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Core Engineering 3100A Jonsson Engineering Center
Troy, NY 12180
Sam received is AAS in Industrial Tech/Mfg. Option at Hudson Valley Community College in 1991. He received his BS for Teacher of Technical Education Subjects at the State University of NY, Oswego in 1997 and received his MS in Management at Rensselaer.
Sam began his early career as a Journeyman Machinest at Mechanical Technology Incorporated and then received a position at Rensselear as Journeyman Machinist and moved up to his current position as Manager of the Fabrication and Prototyping Resources.
Sam is responsible for the overall operation and management of manufacturing and prototyping resources within the Core Engineering Department of the School of Engineering. These resources include the Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory (AML), Multidisciplinary Design Laboratory’s Fabrication & Prototyping Area, Haas Technical Center, and the JEC Student Machine Shop.
His primary job responsibilities include;
Awards, Conference Proceedings, Technical Papers, and Presentations: 10/07 – ASME Design and Manufacturing Student Challenge, Atlanta, GA.Advisor for second place team. 6/05 - Chiappone S., Smith R. A Discussion of Manufacturing Classes and Services Offered by Rensselaer’s School of Engineering’s Core Engineering Department in Support of Academic Programs, Looking Forward: Innovations in Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference, Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, poster session and conference proceedings.4/04 – Blum, A, Paedelt V, Rusak, Paster, A, Chiappone, S. Rapid prototyping of wind-tunnel models. SME Technical Paper TP04PUB87. (Second Quarter 2004)1/00 – Chiappone, S. Educating future engineers on rapid prototyping & tooling capabilities. Rapid Prototyping. SME. (First Quarter 2000 Vol 6, NO.1)4/99 – SME/Rapid Prototyping-99, Chicago, IL, proceedings and presentation on Rapid Prototyping in an Educational Laboratory; Educating Future Engineers on Rapid Prototyping. 10/99 – SME Region 4 - Manufacturing Education Excellence Award for AML Activities