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The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

Upcoming Continuing Education Courses


Licensed professional engineers work in a world of evolving technology, increased consumer expectations and other emerging issues. Practice in this changing environment requires ongoing development of knowledge and skills. It is critical that licensees remain current with changes and developments in the profession to render quality services and to ensure public protection.

Current Offerings

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

Wednesday April 4, 2018
The Innovative Technology Complex, Binghamton University
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (6 Professional Development Hours + Lunch)

The GD&T course is intended for professional engineers, mechanical engineers, designers, drafters, manufacturing engineers, machinists, and engineering managers but would also be helpful for people involved in sales/quoting of manufactured parts.

About the course

This is a 6-hour course that closely follows the ASME Y14.5-2009 standard and will provide class participants with the ability to:
• Understand GD&T definitions, terminology and basic rules
• Explain the general dimensioning concepts
• Describe the symbology and datums used in GD&T drawings
• Discuss the effects of various application options on GD&T
• Calculate critical values using GD&T
• Read a GD&T drawing and begin applying it to actual designs

The course complies with the requirements of the NYS Office of Professions for continuing education credit. At the successful completion of the class, the participants will have earned 6 PDH credits to help satisfy a portion of their Professional Engineering continuing education requirements. Certificates will be presented upon course completion to retain for your records.


Instructor: Michael V. Brown

Michael Brown is a Mechanical Design Engineer at The Raymond Corporation in Greene, NY, part of Toyota Material Handling North America, with over 15 years of industry experience. Along with developing new products for Raymond, he is the Subject Matter Expert in GD&T, practicing, teaching courses, and supporting the engineering and manufacturing teams. Prior to working at Raymond, Mike was a Research Engineer at Reactive NanoTechnologies in Hunt Valley, Maryland. He has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. Mike currently lives in Endicott, NY, with his family.

Registration & Fees

Register by March 26, 2018

Registrations received on or after March 26, 2018 will be subject to a $25 late fee. No registrations will be accepted after March 29, 2018.

  • $300 Standard Rate
  • $250 New York State Society of Professional Engineering (NYSSPE) Member
  • $100 BU faculty/staff/Alumni
  • $50 Binghamton University Students

Includes coffee breaks, lunch, parking and class materials.


Payment must be made before the start of the program.


  • Please make checks payable to:  Research Foundation Award # 77136

Credit Card/PayPal

  • We accept payment via PayPal as well as VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.
  • The payment link for a secure transaction will be sent to you prior to the course start.
  • Your purchase will appear on your credit card statement with the following notation: *PAYPAL RFBU WATSON


Confirmation and course information will be emailed to registrants. Include your email address on your registration form.

If you have not received confirmation seven days before the start of the program, call the Office of Industrial Outreach at (607) 777-6241.

1. ONLINE (preferred):


2. MAIL: Send printable registration form with check or credit card information to:

Astrid Stromhaug, Office of Industrial Outreach
Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science
Binghamton University
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
PHONE: (607) 777-6241

3. PHONE: Call (607) 777-6241 during business hours and provide registration over the phone.

Cancellations and Refunds

All cancellations must be received in writing by noon Monday April 2, 2018 to receive a refund.

Cancellation of confirmed registrations are subject to a $20 administrative fee.  No refunds for cancellations or non-attendance will be given after April 2, 2018.

Substitutions may be made any time before the beginning of the course by informing the Office of Industrial Outreach.

If the course is canceled, enrollees will be advised and receive a full refund.

Last Updated: 3/27/18