Technical Services & Operations

Wayne Hungridge HeadshotsWayne Hungridge, System Engineer, is responsible for system design and installation, and performing major repairs on DCS technology for the College Avenue Campus. Wayne joined the department after receiving a B.A. in Psychology in 1976 and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers in 1981, having been a quality control foreman in an automotive assembly plant, a satellite designer and tester for an aerospace company, an applications engineer for a roller bearing company, and an archeological excavator in New York City. Wayne first joined DCS in 1984, when it was called Media Services, as an audio visual technician and supervisor on the College Avenue Campus. Wayne drew upon his technical background in maintaining classroom equipment, designing new systems, creating computer databases and programs, and assisting faculty with pedagogical technologies. Wayne is DCS’s Crestron programmer, designing many of the interfaces employed in classroom systems. 

Steven Smith HeadshotSteven Smith, Project Engineer, has an A.S. in Network Communications Management awarded from DeVry University in 2007 and a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University. Steve first joined DCS in 2004 as an Operations Manager and has filled many roles since his arrival. He has trained faculty, overseen the department’s daily operations, and designed, installed, and repaired classroom technology. As a Project Engineer his duties include managing classroom projects, designing cutting edge systems, implementing new technologies, and providing advanced repair of equipment in Cook/Douglass classrooms.  Steve is a bright, team-oriented individual with an interest in both teaching and technology, and he brings to DCS an extensive understanding of pedagogic trends. 

Ed Rebert HeadshotEd Rebert, Special Projects Manager, joined DCS in 2017 following a rich and diverse career in audio visual technology. Ed bought his first sound company at the age of 18 before touring the world as an audio engineer. He served as the lead audio visual technician for the Penn State Hershey Medical Center, helping to implement lecture capture in all of the Center’s lecture halls. As AV Manager with the Pennsylvania court system, he helped advance wholesale upgrades of court system facilities including AMX RMS systems and over 500 Polycom installations. Before joining Rutgers, Ed was the Multimedia Coordinator at The University of Central Missouri. As parts of DCS’s TS&O team, Ed is responsible for the non-general purpose learning spaces of the Chancellor’s Office. He oversees the design and installation of technology solutions in these spaces and provide advanced-level troubleshooting. Ed also administers DCS’s event support and provides support in the evenings to the College Avenue and Cook/Douglass campuses.

Tim Van Woeart HeadshotTim Van Woeart, Senior Project Supervisor, has a BS in Communications and Media from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Tim joined DCS in May of 2015. As Senior Project Supervisor his duties include managing classroom projects, troubleshooting and repairing advanced technical issues, and conducting preventative maintenance repairs for the classrooms on Livingston Campus. Tim also assists in the management of major projects on all New Brunswick campuses and is DCS's technical lead for synchronous, video conference, and display sharing projects. Prior to joining the DCS team, Tim spent four years with Fairleigh Dickinson University in their Office of Academic Technology providing support to their faculty and the technology in the classrooms they use. Tim prides himself on always being involved with technology since he was a child and continues to be fascinated by the ever-evolving nature of educational technology.

Headshot - Don WeberDon Weber, Project Engineer, has been with Digital Classroom Services since 1993. Don has designed and overseen the installation of many DCS systems. He is DCS’s lead programmer for several control and audio systems deployed in Rutgers classrooms and performs major repairs for Busch Campus. Don also oversees classroom network connections and listening assistance technology.  A vital member of the Rutgers community outside of his contribution to DCS, he has been honored by Rutgers for compiling and editing the Commencement Ceremony music and for acting as Historical Advisor for the ROTC’s trips to Gettysburg. Before joining Rutgers, Don worked in South Brunswick, where he installed and operated the township’s first cable television studio. He is also a Lifetime Member of the Monmouth Junction Volunteer Fire Department.

Dan Wong HeadshotsDan Wong, Technical Support Specialist, joined DCS as a Student Technician in 2008 while pursuing a B.A. in Information Technology and Informatics. After completing his degree in 2012, Dan was promoted to Sr. Support Specialist for the College Avenue campus, where Dan provided advanced user support for faculty teaching in the afternoon and evening periods. As a Technical Support Specialist, he provides back up support to every campus while performing evening repairs. Dan brings to DCS diverse experience in computing customer services, sales, and repairs.