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Cris Hanson

Title: Engineering Laboratory Director

Teaching Focus: Engineering and Agricultural Technology Work Station Supervisor

Education: B.A. University of Central Missouri, Physics; B.S. Missouri University of Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering; MBA University of Chicago


Mr. Hanson joined the College in the fall of 2016 to oversee the creation of the Dee Ann White Engineering Center.  Mr. Hanson started his career overseeing the retrofit of nuclear power plant control rooms for Sargent & Lundy.  He then joined CNH, a world leader in agricultural equipment where he oversaw development of new technologies with responsibilities for world-wide cotton, sugar cane, and coffee harvester business.  He subsequently applied his passion for process improvement to an educational tutoring business and wireless access control company.  Mr. Hanson supervises student workers in the engineering and agricultural technology work stations.