The University of St. Thomas

School of Engineering

Brattland, Robert D.

Brattland, Robert D.

Robert D. Brattland

Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 651-962-5750

Mail OSS101
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55101

Office Location: OSS 105

Interests and expertise
  • Leadership in manufacturing
  • Management strategy and implementation


Bob Brattland's passion for learning and teaching have been recognized by industry and students at St. Thomas for many years. Creator of the award-winning "The Leader and Leadership in Manufacturing" course, Brattland is a purveyor of leadership as both art and practice. He has more than 40 years of manufacturing experience at such companies as Univac, Control Data, ADC Corporation and ETA Systems. Brattland is an enthusiastic teacher in the School of Engineering and Technology Management and MBA programs at St. Thomas. "Masterful Leaders and Leadership" syllabus is available at ETLS 672.


B.S. 1952, Industrial Engineering and Management, North Dakota State University
Continual self-led learner