Berkeley named to RIT/NTID Faculty

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  • Pamela Berkeley is an instructional/support faculty member in NTID’s Engineering Studies Department. 

  • Berkeley earned her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, graduating cum Laude as an Honors student. She went on to earn both her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, also in Mechanical Engineering.  

  • Her responsibilities at RIT/NTID include providing classroom instruction to students in NTID’s Engineering Studies Department and tutoring support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are enrolled in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering and the College of Applied Science and Technology, among others. 

Pamela M. Berkeley of Berkeley, California, has joined the faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. She is an instructional/support faculty member in NTID’s Engineering Studies Department.

Berkeley earned her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, graduating cum Laude as an Honors student. She went on to earn both her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, also in Mechanical Engineering. 

She has been published in a number of journals and presented at conferences throughout the country and in Germany, and has taught elementary- through college-aged students.

Berkeley has worked as a designer/manufacturer and mechanical engineering intern at both UMass Dartmouth and the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, respectively.

Her responsibilities at RIT/NTID include providing classroom instruction to students in NTID’s Engineering Studies Department and tutoring support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are enrolled in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering and the College of Applied Science and Technology, among others.

Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied arts, and for providing unparalleled support services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. RIT is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Established by the U.S. Congress in 1965, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is the first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. NTID offers associate degree programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students and provides support and access services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who study in the other eight colleges of RIT. NTID also offers a bachelor’s degree program in sign language interpreting and a master’s degree program in secondary education for individuals interested in teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Deaf and hard-of-hearing students come from all over the United States and around the world to take advantage of the opportunities available to them at RIT/NTID. Visit: www.rit.edu/NTID.


Berkeley named to RIT/NTID Faculty

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