LSCS Welding Technology Departments

Welcome to the Welding Technology departments of Lone Star College System!

You can use your Welding Technology courses toward an Associate of Applied Science academic degree and workforce programs. Find out how!


Welding Technology Department Chairs

LSC-CyFair LSC-North Harris

Michael Young
Director, Advanced Technology & Chair
832.920.5062
Office: Cypress Center 102A
Department Web site

Albert Urbina
Director, Applied Technology
281.618.5528
Office: ATC 101D
Department Web site

The department chair’s office is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions. The department chair approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate. CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department chair or dean.


Welding Technology Department Deans & Faculty

LSC-CyFair LSC-North Harris

Michael Young
Director, Advanced Technology & Chair
832.920.5062
Office: Cypress Center 102A

Kelly Gernhart
Instructional Dean
281.290.5215
Office: TECH 123F

Kris Villarreal
Assoc. Professor - Welding
281.290.3438
Office: TECH 216I

Innocent Yapo
Assoc. Professor - Welding
832.920.5033
Office: Cypress Center 102I

Dr. Kendall Lawrence           
Interim Dean
281.618.5709
Office: DTEC 201A