The Smart Manufacturing Technology Program (SMTech) at Ohlone provides entry- level manufacturing technicians with the relevant knowledge and skills for Advanced Manufacturing in the 21st Century. The program provides students with knowledge and skills for Industry 4.0 standards, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Additive Manufacturing, and emerging Manufacturing processes. 

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Program Features

  • New state of the art facility with Smart factory and robotic equipment.
  • National Center of Excellence in Industry 4.0
  • Opportunities for internship placement with companies such as Tesla, Lam Research, SLAC, LLNL, LBNL, Evolve Manufacturing, Bay Area Circuits and other local manufacturing companies
  • NSF-ATE Grant funded student internship opportunities
  • Excellent wrap around student support services to ensure academic and career success.

Smart Manufacturing Technology Careers

Students who complete a certificate or the Associate’s Degree in Smart Manufacturing Technology will be qualified for jobs such as:

  • Smart Factory Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Smart Factory Operator
  • Industry Standard 4.0 Technicians
  • Process Technicians
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Industrial Internet of Things Technicians
  • Industry Standard Certification

SMTech Curriculum Guide

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Dr. Rose-Margaret Itua
Professor of Engineering
Department of Engineering & Engineering Technology
Phone number: 510-659-6132

To Apply:

Classroom scene from Smart Advanced Manufacturing
Another classroom scene from Smart Advanced Manufacturing

Highlighted Fall 2020 Courses

Course Schedule Instructor


Mondays 09:30AM - 11:40AM
Tuesdays 01:00PM - 04:10PM

R. Itua
MATH 186-09


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 09:20AM - 12:10PM

J. O’Connell
ETEC- 117 Fabrication Techniques


Tuesday 06:30PM - 08:00PM

A. Shing
ETEC-124 Introduction to the Internet of Things


Monday 01:00PM - 02:05PM
Wednesday 01:00PM - 03:10PM

R. Itua
S. Mathapthi
CAOT 150-01 Excel for the Sciences Online J.O’Connell
CAOT-151-01 Mathematical Computation/Communications Online J.O’Connell