The Faculty Master of Teal Residential College for Engineering and Computer Science is a live-in Engineering or Computer Science faculty member who is passionate about living in community and engaging students. The Master provides the direction and vision for the college and collaborates with the Hall Director and Program Director to foster academic excellence, intensive faculty-student interaction, and a rich experience steeped in Baylor tradition.
Dr. Ian Gravagne serves on the faculty of the Electrical & Computer Engineering department where he teaches courses in mathematical modeling, robotics, solar energy and engineering design. He writes primarily about advances in the field of dynamic equations on time scales but also has an interest in the development and discussion of Christian pedagogical practices in higher education, serving as a faculty mentor for the Baylor Conyers Scholars.
"Dr. G", as he is known to most students, enjoys reading and classical music and plays the piano and the viola. Students can occasionally be seen dressed to the nines for an outing to the Waco Symphony with him. He and wife Ann met at Rice university, and both have fond memories of their residential colleges there. They have three children – Gina, Lydia and Ray – and are members of the Greater Waco Baptist Church.