Technical Services & Operations
Wayne 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, 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.
Tim Van Woeart, Project Engineer, has a BS in Communications and Media from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Tim joined DCS in May of 2015. As a Project Engineer his duties include managing classroom projects, troubleshooting, and repair of advanced technical issues, along with conducting preventative maintenance repairs to the classrooms. 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.
Don 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, 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.