Fred Fulkerson graduated from the Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario and from Conestoga College, General Machining program. He is a Red Seal Certified General Machinist and is a certified Mastercam and SolidWorks instructor. He has been teaching for more than twenty years and is currently a professor in the Mechanical Engineering department for Conestoga College. He has been using Mastercam for more than twenty years. In his spare time he enjoys; fly fishing, canoeing, squash, cycling, reading, gardening and spending time with his family.