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Human Resource Development and Technology

Tommy Gilbreath

Tommy Gilbreath

Title: Associate Professor Emeritus
Department: Human Resource Development and Technology
Building: HPR 205
Phone: 903.566.7338


D.Ed. Texas A&M University

M.Ed. Texas A&M University

B.S Sul Ross State University

Teaching and Research Interests

Plant Layout

Risk Management

Research Methods

Evaluation & Assessment

Nanotechnology Education and Workforce Development

Nanotechnology Safety Education

  Courses Presently Teaching:
TECH 3324-Facilities Planning

TECH 3350-Risk Management for Safety & Health

TECH 4356-Ergonomics

TECH 4350-Topics in Industrial Studies-Nanotechnology

TECH 4340-Behavioral Safety Concepts

TECH 5312-Industrial Maintenance Management

TECH 5306-Advanced Logistics Management

TECH 5329-Trends in Industrial Studies (Nanotechnology)


Teaching and Research Interests

Occupational Safety and Health
Team building
Human relations

Narrative Biography

He was an NDEA fellow at Texas A&M University from 1968-71 where he received his masters and doctorate. He was a teacher/supervisor for the Snyder Public Schools before taking the job of Director of Industrial Technology at Lubbock Christian University. He has been at The University of Texas at Tyler since 1976.

Dr. Gilbreath teaches courses in OSHA, supervision, visual communication, and human resource development. He was active in The Society of Manufacturing Engineers where he served in several different capacities.

Curriculum Vita