Preparing engineers to lead
Norwich engineers become leaders in all walks of life. Whether they pursue careers in the military, education, manufacturing, research or government, alumni excel in their fields because they’ve been given a broad, fundamental and practical engineering education.
With a curriculum designed to foster creativity and critical thinking in problem solving, students are taught to consider the societal consequences of their work, and are prepared to meet the needs of their community, nation and the world.
executive deputy to the commander,
U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering
Since February 2008, Gary Martin has directed the Army’s research, development and acquisition process for fielding technology.
A member of the Class of 1984, Martin studied electrical engineering at Norwich, and later earned a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
He served on active duty as a signal corps officer from 1984 through 1988, and held a variety of civilian technical management positions before assuming his present duties.
Gary A. Gabriele
dean of the College of Engineering,
Gary A. Gabriele earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Norwich, and has pursued a career in education that has taken him to positions with the National Science Foundation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—where he served as vice provost and dean of undergraduate education—the U.S. Army and Lockheed before his present position at Villanova.
A professor of mechanical engineering, he has taught courses in design and design innovation involving multiple disciplines.
Jeffords Steel and Engineering
Since 1985, Larry Jeffords has overseen operations at Jeffords Steel and Engineering, growing the Plattsburgh, New York company from a 30×30 rental space to a two-facility operation which today covers more than 12 acres and employs more than 100 employees. The American Institute of Steel Construction-certified business specializes in structural and ornamental steel fabrication and features an “across the counter” concept which allows steel to be cut, welded or bent according to cutomers’ specifications.
Larry Jeffords earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Norwich in 1969.