Dr. Welch is a tenured professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department and is currently serving as Department Chair for Electrical and Computer Engineering at Christian Brothers University. He previously served as Dean of Engineering for CBU from 2005-2014

Dr. Welch’s interests include aviation, travel, history and of course engineering. When he is not on campus or at home, he can generally be found either spending time with his wife and daughter at the horse barn, flying or doing judo.



  • Mississippi State University, BS, MS, PhD

Publications and Research Focus

  • Research interests include:
    Engineering Ethics
    Computer Networks
    Unmanned Aerial Systems

Service and Community Engagement

Dr. Welch works with a variety of special activities including the Honors Program, CBU Study Abroad and online educational activities.

Office Hours

Office hours are listed in Starfish. In addition, appointments can be made via either email or phone