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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, Structural Welding, Pipe Welding, Ultrahigh Purity Piping, Multiple Process Welding)
Troy DeFrates 512-223-0357 [email protected] Office Hours
Thomas Hinkle 512-223-0351 [email protected] Office Hours
Graham Howison 512-223-6070 [email protected] Office Hours
Jake Alexander 512-223-0378 [email protected] Office Hours
Tim Strouse 512-223-6086 [email protected] Office Hours
Brent Werner 512-223-6447 [email protected] Office Hours
Welding Inspection
Thomas Hinkle 512-223-0351 [email protected] Office Hours
Architectural and Ornamental Metals (Metal Sculpture and Blacksmithing)
Haley Woodward 512-223-6442 [email protected] Office Hours
Trent Temple 512-223-6083 [email protected] Office Hours
Brady Foster 512-223-6655 [email protected] Office Hours
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