Mr. Hanzlik received a B. S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He holds a Professional Engineering License from the State of New York. Mr. Hanzlik’s was employed at Xerox Corporation for thirty-two years. He worked on the first color xerographic machine, and finished his career working on the iGen3 Production Color Press, which serves as a digital replacement for the offset press. While at Xerox, Mr. Hanzlik obtained nine U. S. Patents.
As an educator, Mr. Hanzlik prides himself in teaching courses that provide an experiential spine to compliment the core mechanical engineering curriculum. Over the past five years, he has taught various laboratory courses in the thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer disciplines. These laboratory courses emphasize the application of sound theoretical principles to practical applications. In addition, Mr. Hanzlik has been assisting in the development and delivery of an upper-level course that teaches practical investigative skills through the use of open-ended, project-based design of experiments approach. Across a wider spectrum, Mr. Hanzlik has been actively involved in the KGCOE Multidisciplinary Senior Design Project Course. He has used his experience in product delivery at Xerox to actively guide over thirty-five teams from clean sheet to project completion.
On a personal level, Mr. Hanzlik’s passions for teamwork and athletics led him to become a youth coach for many sports teams over the last twenty years. He has served as a mentor for three FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams in the Rochester area.