Mission Statement

The National Center for Automotive Science & Technology at Weber State University is an education, industry and government partnership created to develop a better understanding of vehicle emissions, advanced emission control technology, fuels and transportation issues among academic, regulatory and private sectors. Our goal is to increase public awareness and involvement through applied research, science and education so that action can be taken to create and maintain a better way of life.


We are dedicated to providing WSU students with beneficial experience and expertise that will help them in their future endeavors.

We regularly hire students from a variety of disciplines based on our needs.

Our current team includes:

Joe Thomas - Director

Chris Woodhave - Project Coordinator/Trainer

Brian Magness - Software Developer/Trainer

Ron Hunt - Software Developer/System Admin/Trainer

Alan Walker - Lab Technician/Course Developer

Stephen Bromley - Web Developer/Graphic Designer

Ned Armstrong - Computer Science Student Intern

Lucas Thatcher - Automotive Student Intern

Will Speigle - Technical Trainer

Will Carroll - Technical Trainer