Coleman, Gerard T.
Gerard T. Coleman, originally from New York and presently living in Galveston, TX, is a member of the faculty in Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG). Joining the faculty in July, 1996 as a senior lecturer, he has taught Marine Engineering Fundamentals; Marine Technology and Environment; Thermodynamics; Heat Transfer; Fluid Mechanics; Steam Propulsion Plants; Marine Auxiliary Systems; Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Naval Architecture; Analytical Methods in Engineering; Automation and Control Systems; and Marine Engineering Technology Senior Projects.
With degrees in Ocean Engineering (U.S. Naval Academy) and Engineering Management (George Washington University), as well as extensive experience in Nuclear Engineering (U.S. Navy), Mr. Coleman brings operational experience to the faculty. He continues to provide engineering consulting services, and is licensed as a professional engineer in mechanical engineering.
In addition to teaching duties, Mr. Coleman coaches the varsity sailing team, receiving national recognition and ranking in this intercollegiate sport.
Prior to his employment at TAMUG, Mr. Coleman retired from the US Navy and the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, serving aboard surface combatants.