Back to Top
Skip to Site Search Skip to Utility Nav Skip to Top Nav Skip to Left Nav Skip to Content
Close Main Menu

Mr. Brian Noel

Title: Part Time Faculty

Office: Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Manufacturing, Military Engineering, GEOINT & Construction


Brian is a 10-year Army engineer veteran who served executing multiple construction projects on both various military installations and while deployed for the border patrol, to Kuwait and to Iraq. He commanded Charlie Company, 169th Engineer Battalion in Gulfport, MS at the Navy Seabee’s construction school house. After graduating from the United Kingdom’s Royal School of Military Survey while in the Army, Brian served two years at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) where he taught NGA’s college Introductory to LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) and photogrammetry courses, and helped develop the agency’s Lessons Learned program. He is currently working as a manufacturing supervisor at Koyo Bearings and is a part-time faculty for the Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis at the University of North Georgia.

Courses Taught

GISC 2011/L – Introduction to Geographic Information Science


  • M.s.S, Geospatial Intelligence, Cranfield University
  • M.S., Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Dayton

Research/Special Interests

Brian’s master dissertation argued for the benefit of 3D mapping and visualization for defense and for its introduction to junior officer curriculum.  He is interested in applying GEOINT to manufacturing for continuous improvement and sustainability.

Work Experience

Brian has 10 years as an Army engineer officer, two years as an instructor and two years as a manufacturing supervisor. He also has coached soccer for the past five years.

Personal Information

Brian loves his family, hiking, traveling, golf, bowling, and fishing.

UNG follows Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 for web accessibility. If you require the content on this web page in another format, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

Back to Top