Request a meeting with a faculty advisor

For general advising and initial new-student advising, students should visit the Advising and Counseling office at any campus.

For advising on specific information regarding the Welding Department, its awards and classes, students are encouraged to contact one of the Welding Department’s full time faculty members. The faculty members are listed below by their area of expertise:

Technical Welding (Code Welding, Plate Welding, Pipe Welding, Ultrahigh Purity Piping, Inert Gas Welding)
Troy DeFrates
512-223-0357 Office Hours
Thomas Hinkle
512-223-0351 Office Hours
Tim Strouse
512-223-6086 Office Hours
Welding Inspection
Warren Donworth
512-223-6446 Office Hours
Metal Sculpture
Tom Gingras
512-223-6655 Office Hours
Metalsmithing (Artist Blacksmithing)
William Bastas
512-223-6444 Office Hours



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