Faculty and Staff

Rudolph Henry, M.S., CT

Program Director/Instructor, Nuclear Power Technology Program
Wharton County Junior College
4000 Avenue F
Bay City, Texas 77414

Mr. Henry received his BS degree in Engineering Technology – Electronics Specialty, from Texas A&M University in 1975, and his MS degree in Process Monitoring and Controls from University of Houston – Clear Lake in 1985.

Mr. Henry began his academic teaching career in 2004 as an instructor of Electronics Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology before coming to WCJC in 2008.  He teaches, or has taught, courses in electrical, instrumentation & controls, process instrumentation, quality/SPC fundamentals and nuclear power technology.

His academic career is enhanced with more than 28 years of experience in industry, including steel tubing manufacturing, induction heating of steel, project engineering, electronics, electrical power, industrial process controls, training, project administration, radiation safety officer and project engineering supervision. 

His graduate studies included power engineering, power generation, power conversion, power networks and process controls.  In addition to his graduate power engineering studies, summer of 2009, he completed 120 hours of faculty development/nuclear power plant training at South Texas Project/STP Nuclear Operating Company.  Mr. Henry continues his professional development activities in these technical areas through industry/continuing education activities.

His involvement in electrical power, technician certification, instruction/training, professional organization participation and power generation has also led him to on-going conference publications and presentation activities in the areas of nuclear power technology and technical education.

Richard Gammell

Instructor,  Nuclear Power Technology
Bay City Campus

In 2002 Mr. Gammell earned his National Academy for Nuclear Training Nuclear Instructor Certification and became the lead instructor for the Apprentice Operator Training Program at STP. After assisting in the development of the local community college nuclear degree programs, Mr. Gammell joined the WCJC Nuclear Power Technology Degree Department as a part time instructor in 2008.


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