Richard Cozzens


Richard Cozzens earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and his Master’s degree from Southern Utah University. He worked seven years for Boeing as a Manufacturing Engineer, Tool Designer and Manufacturing Research and Development Engineer. He is a graduate of the Boeing Engineering In Training program, receiving training in the following areas: NC Programming, Producibility, MR & D and Manufacturing Engineering.

Richard worked for MTI (Metalcraft Technologies, Inc.) for five years as an Engineering Manager and CATIA Specialist. As an Engineering Manager for MTI, he worked with engineering documents and manufacturing plans from most of the major aerospace and defense companies.

Richard now teaches full time at Southern Utah University in the Engineering and Technology Department. He still works as a CAD consultant for MTI and other manufacturing companies. He has conducted training seminars for numerous companies and colleges/universities around the country.

He has authored a series of workbooks on Mastercam, CATIA V5, AutoCAD and Inventor. He is also an active participant in the IBM HEAT program and has given presentations at COE (CATIA Operators Exchange) and other CAD seminars.

Richard’s continuing close relationship with CATIA V5 users from all types of industries and CATIA V5 instructors/professors from colleges and universities provides an invaluable resource for continually improving his books.