Dr. Tezak joined the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Department in the Fall of 1999. He returned to the classroom after six years of administrative duties. He arrived at Alfred State College in May of 1998 and served as the Dean of Engineering Technology for a year. He came by way of SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/ Rome where he served as the Dean of the School of Information Systems and Engineering Technology for four years. Prior to that he served on the staff and faculty at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for 20 years. The last four and a half years of his tenure he served as the Associate Dean of the Academic Board. Most of the remainder of the time he was a member of the Department of Mechanics. His academic interests are engineering mechanics, mechanics of materials, fluids, vibrations and space mechanics. In Fall 2011 he was appointed chair of the newly formed Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology.
For more detailed information you are invited to examine his resume.