Kimberly Duren


Post-Secondary Education

Eastfield College
Associate of Applied Science
Drafting and Design


Teaching Experience


2006-2008:  Adjunct teacher, Austin Community College

2008-Present:  Professsor, Coordinator:  Mechanical Drafting/Design, Austin Community College

  • 1405: Technical Drawing 101
  • 2419: Intermediate CAD
  • 1433: Mechanical Drafting
  • 2402: Machine Drafting
  • 2440: Solid Modeling Using Creo 2.0, Plastic Design

2012-2013:  Techshop Instructor

  • Sandblasting/Powdercoating
  • Inventor Basics Class


work experience

Texas Instruments:  Smart schematic capture, PWB Designer

Boeing Defense and Space:  Manager/Designer Surveillance Systems

FSI, International:  Field Service Engineer

Applied Materials:  Designer, 300mm Ion Impant Systems

Eaton Semiconductor:  Designer/Drafter, 300mm Ion Implant  Systems

Design Edge:  Designer/Industrial to Mechanical Liason

Polycom:  Mechanical Engineer/Human Factors and Industrial Design Liason/Artwork Designer

Crown Rock Builders:  Construcition Manager

Professor/Mechanical Coordinator:  Austin Community College

Instructor:  Tech Shop


Professional Publications

Speaker: Kimberly Duren, Professor of Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design, Austin Community College 

  1. "Techniques for Teaching Inventor Constraints" - TCCTA Website - 2010
  2. "Project-Based Community Service Learning" - TCCTA Convention/Website - 2015


professional presentations

"Techniques for Teaching Inventor Constraints", TCCTA Convention, 2010

"Machine Drafting", TCCTA Convention, 2009

"Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes ", TCCTA Convention, 2012

"Project-Based Community Service Learning"TCCTA Convention, 2015


Associations / active memberships

Member, American Society Engineering Education

Member, Austin Inventor and Entreprenuer Association

Member, Central Texas Pro-E User Group

Member, Central Texas Inventor User Group

Member, Central Texas Solidworks User Group

Certified HorseBoy Therapist



Published: January 14, 2022