Dr. Thomas is the SMBHC’s new Associate Dean for Capstone, coordinating and directing the Capstone experience for the third/fourth year experience of Honors College students as they prepare for the Honors thesis/practicum. He advises students, works with department chairs and deans to create appropriate methodological courses, and coordinates expectations and best practices with thesis/practicum advisors. He is also an Instructional Assistant Professor of Honors and Engineering.
Dr. Thomas graduated with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of South Florida concentrating in environmental and water resource sustainability. As a native of Trinidad and Tobago, he received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Process Engineering and his Masters in Environmental Engineering from the University of West Indies. He possesses a vast experience in honors education having taught, advised, researched and published in the fields of engineering and honors education since 2010, and recently, having served as the Associate Director at Auburn University’s Honors College.