Jonathan Althouse

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Jonathan Althouse
Research Interest: 
Energy: Efficiency and Conservation
Professional Title: 

524 S. Shaw Lane
114 Farrall Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824


Jon is an instructor in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University. In addition, to his teaching and outreach responsibilities, he is the program coordinator of the 15 month long Electrical Technology Apprenticeship program.  He is responsible for advisement and placement of the students within the Electrical Technology program. He also provides non-credit online electrical apprenticeship training courses as part of university outreach activities. The Electrical Technology program is a certificate program that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship and Training and by the State of Michigan, as an approved electrical apprenticeship training program.

Throughout his career, Jon, has worked on National Electrical Code training, energy efficiency and conservation techniques, motor control and automatons and electrical wiring for agricultural producers and businesses. He is a licensed Master Electrician, Electrical Contractor, Electrical Code Instructor and Energy Auditor.


AE 101 Electrical Wiring Maintenance for Home and Agricultural Facilities

AE 102 Electrical Lighting for Home and Agricultural Facilities

AE 172 Electrical Wiring I

AE 173 Electrical Occupations

AE 182 Electrical Wiring II

AE 185 Electrical Applications

AE 192 Electrical Wiring III

AT 293 Professional Internship

TSM 130 Energy Efficiency and Conservation in Food System

TSM 222 Fundamentals of Automation and Controls

TSM 224 Renewable Energy Systems Management

M.S. Michigan State University, Ag Technology and Systems Management, 1990
B.S. Michigan State University, Agricultural Engineering Technology, 1985
Certif. Michigan State University, Electrical Technology, 1982