Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Prescott College of Engineering
Prescott campus

  • M.S. - Master of Science in Engineering, California State University System : California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Purdue University System : Purdue University

  • ES 202: Solid Mechanics
  • AE 418: Aerospace Structures II
  • CEAE 397: Coop Ed Aerospace Engineering
  • CEME 396: Coop Ed Mechanical Engineering

Helbling, J. and Beck, A., “Inception and Evolution of a Capstone Design Symposium”, 2016 ASEE/PSW Conference, April 2016.

Helbling, J. and Beck, A., “From One to Many: Building an Effective Teaching Team for Capstone Courses”, 2015 ASEE/PSW Conference, April 2015.

Helbling, J. and Beck, A., “Seeking Student Success through Industry Partnership in Senior Capstone Design”, 2014 ASEE/PSW Conference, April 2014.

Helbling, J. and Beck, A., “Ethics in Engineering: Preparing Our Students to Meet Societal Obligations”, 2013 ASEE/PSW Conference, March 2013.

Helbling, J. and Beck, A., “Evolution and Evaluation of Team Teaching In Senior Capstone Courses Through Curricular Change and Alumni Feedback”, 2012 ASEE/PSW Conference, March 2012.

Helbling, J. and Beck, A., “Configuration of Senior Capstone Course using Team-Teaching to Maximize Communication Skills and Minimize Team Conflicts”, 2011 ASEE/PSW Conference, March 2011.


Engineer/Engineering Manager, Fatigue loads specialist / Manager of F-5/T-38 Engineering with Northrop Grumman Corporation, Hawthorne, CA from 1980 -2000.

Engineer, External loads engineer with McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Long Beach, CA from 1979 -1980.


American Society of Engineering Education

Sigma Gamma Tau National Honor Society for Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering


AE/ME ABET Coordinator

AE/ME Curriculum Committee Chair

AE/ME Capstone Design Coordinator

AE Co-op Advisor

AE IAB Coordinator

AE/ME Order of the Engineer Coordinator

Aerospace Engineering Summer Camp Coordinator

Campus Service Excellence Award (May 2015)

COE Outstanding Contributor (2011-2012)

Campus Service Excellence Award (December 2011)

COE Outstanding Teacher (2005-2006)

President’s Citation for Outstanding Service (2005)

SGA Faculty of the Semester (2004)