Program Coordinator and FacultyElectronics/Computer TechnologyAdvanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics TechnologyRenewable/Sustainable EnergyEastfield College
Clay Rawlins joined Eastfield’s adjunct faculty in 1972, two years after the college opened. He began teaching as a full-time faculty member at Mountain View College in 1973, joining Eastfield’s faculty full time in 1980. He has served as the program coordinator in the Electronics/Computer Technology, Automated Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology and Renewable/Sustainable Energy programs at Eastfield since August 2013.He has worked as a technician while a cooperative education student at Teledyne Geotech and Southwestern Laboratories, as an aviation electronics technician with the Naval Air Force Reserve and as a sustaining engineer at Texas Instruments.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from SMU and a master’s degree in vocational education from East Texas State University, now Texas A&M University-Commerce. He was named Eastfield’s 1989 Minnie Stevens Piper professor, a prestigious award given to one faculty member on the campus annually.