Coordinator and Faculty, Engineering Technology — Advanced Manufacturing
Brian Fleming holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, and a professional teaching certificate from Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he plans to work on a master’s degree in manufacturing.
On the Richland faculty since 2004, he taught engineering, computer-aided design (CAD) and robotics courses at Richardson ISD’s J.J. Pearce High School for nine years.
His professional experience includes serving as a design engineer for RAM Inc., an injection molding firm in Cisco, Texas, where he helped design and manufacture tooling for injection molding of high-temperature thermal plastics. In that position, he programmed and operated 3, 4 and 5 axis machining centers, CNC lathes, EDM wire and sinker, metallurgy, and an assortment of meteorology instruments supporting subtractive and additive manufacturing.
In 2004, he became the Engineering Technology-CADD program coordinator, now Engineering Technology-Advanced Manufacturing coordinator, in which he has implemented an advanced manufacturing lab totally comprising industry-standard equipment.