Brian Thomas

Residential College Faculty Steward
Teal Residential College

Faculty Steward/FIR since Fall 2016

Professor Brian Thomas (or PT as his students call him) is a Senior Lecturer in Electrical & Computer Engineering and has served on the faculty since 2001. Prior to coming to Baylor, he worked as an engineer in the private sector and holds an MEE in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston and a BS in Physics from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Brian Thomas is the lead faculty member of the new Humanitarian Engineering concentration at Baylor. Since 2005, Brian has partnered with Baylor Missions to lead many student teams to Kenya, Honduras, and Haiti to implement discipline-specific service-learning trips. He is also the faculty sponsor of the student organization, Engineers with a Mission, and serves as the director of the Justice and Mercy Engineering Society (JAMES) - a program that operates under the non-profit umbrella of Mission Waco.

His wife, Martha, is a 1991 Baylor alumna (BS Elementary Education). Their teenage son, Jonathan, lives with them in Teal, and their older son, David, is pursuing his degree in philosophy here at Baylor.

“Martha and I are delighted with the opportunity to walk through life with students! We’re eager to build new relationships with them and cultivate the sense of community already present at Teal. Our family has just gotten a lot bigger!"