The dean directs all administrative and academic activities for the college.
|Wayne Davis||Dean||865-974-5321||124 Perkins|
|Carrie Zitzman||Administrative Specialist III||865-974-5321||124 Perkins|
|Leah Buffington||Special Programs Coordinator||865-974-7636||219A Perkins Hall|
Provides leadership and direction for the college’s students and their concerns, including information and guidance regarding the college’s undergraduate and graduate student degree programs and activities, international engineering education, and the MS-MBA program. The office also oversees outreach and international programs; academic faculty issues such as hiring, promotion, and tenure; and matters regarding diversity and benchmarking activities.
|Masood Parang||Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs||865-974-2454||101 Perkins|
|Karen Lowe||Administrative Secretary||865-974-2454||101 Perkins|
|Thanh (Tommy) Duong||Academic Support Specialist III||865-974-3852||S001 Perkins|
|Judith Mallory||International Coordinator||865-974-9234||59 Perkins|
|Angela McCarter||Administrative Specialist||865-974-0533||101 Perkins|
Responsible for strategy, research advancement, resource allocation, and the administration of issues related to funding for facilities, research grants, and technology for the college.
|Willaim M. Dunne||Associate Dean for Research and Facilities||865-974-3608||121 Perkins|
|Kay Ailor||Administrative Secretary||865-974-3608||121 Perkins|
|Ken Carter||Research Coordinator||865-974-8593||112 Perkins|
|Jada R. Huskey||Research Director||865-974-8360||220 Science & Engineering Research Facility|
|Olya Musokhranova||Data Analyst||865-974-9539||1242 Perkins|
|Missey Sherrod||Research Coordinator||865-974-9092||121 Perkins|
Provides leadership and direction for the college’s tenure and promotion processes, faculty hiring, faculty mentoring and retention, the faculty annual review process, and peer reviews of teaching. The office also assists with the college’s involvement in the selection and recruitment of Governor’s Chairs and the management of the faculty and staff awards processes for the college and campus.
|Lynne Parker||Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Engagement||865-974-5321||119 Perkins|
|Tara Prizito||Administrative Specialist I||865-974-5321||124 Perkins|
Directs and coordinates all fiscal activities of the college and monitors and coordinates all human resources activities and certain facility improvements and capital equipment acquisition.
|Kimberly McCullock||Director||865-974-7382||219 Perkins|
|Audrey Williams||Coordinator III||865-974-7382||219 Perkins|
|Linda Watson||Accounting Coordinator I||865-974-0558||219 Perkins|
|Jennell Klussman||Administrative Coordinator||865-974-0683||219 Perkins|
Responsible for all communication efforts regarding the college’s people, events, awards, milestones, research, academics, and the general progress of the college to internal and external audiences through media relations placement as well as print, digital, and social media platforms.
|Christie Kennedy||Director||865-974-0686||115 Perkins|
|Randall Brown||Communications Specialist III||865-974-0533||115 Perkins|
|Andy Gallaher||Communications Specialist III||865-974-8577||114 Perkins|
|David Goddard||Coordinator of Media Relations||865-974-0683||116 Perkins|
|Mitchell Williamson||Graphic Designer||865-974-0568||114 Perkins|
Initiates, coordinates, and implements fund-raising to support and enhance the initiatives of the college, including recruiting and retaining students, sustaining outstanding research, and continuing to improve the college’s technology and infrastructure.
|Dorothy Bryson||Executive Director||865-974-6277||118 Perkins|
|Natalia Hardin||Director||865-974-2385||120 Perkins|
|Adlai Hurt||Director||865-974-5999||120 Perkins|
|Amy Johnston||Director||865-974-0323||120 Perkins|
|Kathleen Kim-Baker||Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations||865-974-0683||120 Perkins|
|Christina Parsons||Development Assistant||865-974-2509||118 Perkins|
|Brian Shupe||Senior Director||865-974-4848||118 Perkins|
|Laura Tenpenny||Development Assistant||865-974-2779||118 Perkins|
The Engineering Advising Office provides academic program planning services to undergraduate students in the Tickle College of Engineering.
|Margaret Russell||Director||865-974-4008||316A Perkins|
|Heather Adams||Administrative Specialist II||865-974-4008||316A Perkins|
|Lisa Byrd||Assistant Director||865-974-4008||316A Perkins|
|Amy Childress||Advisor||865-974-4008||316A Perkins|
|Mary Virginia Ieland||Advisor||865-974-4008||316A Perkins|
Helping UT engineering students add experience to their education since 1926, real-world challenges and opportunities are provided through both the cooperative education and the internship education programs. Both programs offer structured learning environments where students develop increasing responsibilities by holding full-time, paid positions in a professional setting related to their academic and career goals.
|Todd Reeves||Director||865-974-5323||110 Perkins|
|Joyce Reed||Assistant Director||865-974-5323||110 Perkins|
|Suzanne Sawicki||Coordinator II||865-974-5323||110 Perkins|
|Wanda Turpin||Administrative Specialist I||865-974-5323||110 Perkins|
The TCE has numerous programs in place designed to recruit, retain, and graduate underrepresented students. These noteworthy initiatives have enabled the college to build and sustain a very successful and nationally prominent diversity engineering program.
|Travis Griffin||Program Director||865-974-1956||301 Perkins|
|John Hoffschneider||Coordinator||865-974-1931||64B Perkins|
|Gabrielle Richards||Administrative Specialist||865-974-0625||301 Perkins|
|Jalonda Thompson||Assistant Director||865-974-9146||301 Perkins|
The Jerry E. Stoneking engage™ Engineering Fundamentals Program is one of the nation’s most innovative approaches to freshman engineering education. In this success-oriented environment, students learn by interacting with others to create solutions to engineering problems.
|Richard Bennett||Program Director||865-974-9810||207C Perkins|
|Janet Coward||Program Resource Specialist||865-974-9810||207C Perkins|
|Michael Allen||Academic Support Specialist III||865-974-9810||S007 Perkins|
The purpose of the Cook Grand Challenge Honors Program is to provide greater intellectual challenges and broader educational experiences for our undergraduate students. These opportunities will prepare our students to become highly competitive engineering graduates and be more successful in addressing the challenges of the twenty-first century.
|Kevin Kit||Director||865-974-9874||322 Perkins|
|Courtney Faber||Lecturer/Research Assistant Professor||865-974-9810||308 Perkins|
|Christopher Pionke||Associate Professor||865-974-7679||321 Perkins|