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Tickle College of Engineering Honors Dr. Terry Douglass at Awards Dinner

Dean Wayne Davis with Terry Douglass

TCE Dean Wayne Davis (left) presents the Nathan W. Dougherty Award to Terry Douglass at the Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner on April 7, 2011.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Tickle College of Engineering held its Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the Foundry. The event included a reception, dinner and awards program.

The Nathan W. Dougherty Award, the college’s most prestigious honor, was given to Dr. Terry Douglass, President, ProVision Healthcare, LLC. Dr. Douglass’ long and distinguished career includes serving as Chairman of the Board of CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc. (CTI), a public company that specialized in the development, production and distribution of products and services for the medical and diagnostic imaging marketing from 1983 to 2005, when it was acquired by Siemens. He also served as President and CEO of CTI from its formation in 1983 until 2003. Dr. Douglass was also employed at EG&G Ortec from 1968 until 1983, where he served as president during his last three years of service.

Dr. Douglass graduated with B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee.

College-wide faculty and staff awards presented at the event included:

Outstanding Support Staff Awards: Carla Lawrence, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Outstanding Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris D. Cox, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Allen & Hoshall Engineering Faculty Award: Dr. Philip D. Rack, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Moses E. and Mayme Brooks Distinguished Professor Award: Dr. Peter K. Liaw, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Leon and Nancy Cole Superior Teaching Award: Dr. Brian Edwards, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Charles Edward Ferris Faculty Award: Dr. Michael W. Berry, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Tickle College of Engineering 2011 Teaching Fellow Awards: Benjamin J. Blalock, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Dr. John D. Landes, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

2011 Research Fellows:
Dr. Mongi Abidi, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Dr. Hahn Choo, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Gerd Duscher, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Aly Fathy, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Dr. Jason Hayward, Department of Nuclear Engineering
Dr. Ramki Kalyanaraman, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering/Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Mohamed Mahfouz, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Stephen Paddison, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Dr. Mingjun Zhang, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomolecular Engineering

Awards were presented by TCE Dean Wayne Davis, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Masood Parang and Associate Dean for Research and Technology William Dunne.

For more information, contact Kim Cowart, Communications Manager, Office of Engineering Communications, at (865) 974-0686/kcowart@utk.edu.

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