Faculty & Staff

Dr. Rick Polanin Presents at Fabtech International Welding Convention

Dr. Rick Polanin (AIT), provided four presentations at Fabtech International in November. Fabtech is the largest welding fabrication convention and conference in the world held annually throughout the United States. This year Fabtech was held in Chicago. The convention and conference brings a wealth of innovation and technology to industry professionals. More than 40,000 attendees and more than 1,500 exhibiting companies gathered to share manufacturing technology.

Dr. Polanin’s presentations included “Instructional Design and Teaching Strategies” for the National Science Foundation sponsored Weld-Ed Education Conference, “Leverging Advisory Committees” and “Careers in Welding” at the American Welding Society Education Conference, and “International Welding Engineer Diploma Program” at the AWS Professional Program.

As a member of the AWS Board of Directors, Dr. Polanin also attended board meetings held in conjunction with Fabtech.