HOUSTON, Texas (Nov. 19, 2020) – MIAT College of Technology is pleased to announce the addition of three employees at its Houston campus to assist with student instruction and growth of the college’s programs.
Terry Hummons joined the Houston campus of MIAT as a Welding Instructor. Hummons received the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certified welder certificate and a NCCER welding instructor certificate from Safety Star School of Welding in Nederland, Texas. Since then, he has been employed in welding/fitter roles at Pump Works, Whirlwind Steel Buildings and Components, Piping Technology and Products, Lonestar Shipyard, Safety Star Industrial, and Auto Beauty Center in Houston and Southeast Texas. He also has been a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School in Houston and Safety Star Industrial in Nederland. Hummons is proficient in SMAW, SAW, FCAW, GTAW and GMAW processes.
Luis Bonilla joined the Houston campus of MIAT as a Welding Instructor. He received a welding certification from the former SPARC Academy in Houston, Texas in 2016. Since then, he has held been employed in pipe welding/fitter, hardfacer, and fabricator positions at Sesco Cement, AVANTech Inc., Koch Heat Transfers, Weldfit Energy Group, Shielding Dynamics, NFAB Inc., Trinity Industries, and Osies Inc. in Houston and Granite Peak Fabrication in Casper, Wyoming. Bonilla is proficient in: API code downhill E 6060, welding nuclear code (NQA1), GTAW, FCAW, SMAW, GMAW, oxyfuel hardfacing, AWS d1.1, and ASME.
Sarah Hussing joined the Houston campus of MIAT as an Aviation instructor. Hussing received her Associate degree in Applied Science – Aviation Maintenance Technology from Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 2013. Since then, she has been employed as an airframe and powerplant mechanic performing inspections and maintenance for Plane Techs/Launch TWS in Duluth, Minnesota and Aero Turbine in Goodyear, Arizona. She has familiarity with maintenance requirements on aircraft such as the A319 and A320 series, V2500, CFM56, 80hr A320 series Gen. Fam., Q400, and Boeing (717, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777, MD80, MD11, DC9 and DC10).