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Chairs, Professorships, and Faculty Fellows

Great professors are at the core of every great university. Their expertise and passion translate into the creation of knowledge that transmits to next generations through their teaching. Private support to endow and name a chair, professorship, or faculty fellow has tremendous impact – enabling the university to attract and retain the highest caliber of faculty. The Tickle College of Engineering is proud to recognize the donors who have created these funds and to applaud the faculty named to receive them.

* Denotes donor is deceased

 

Robert M. Condra Chair of Excellence in Computer Integrated Engineering & Manufacturing

Held By: Matthew Mench

Donor:*Robert (EE & ME ’23) and *Evelyn Condra



Robert M. Condra Chair of Excellence in Computer Integrated Engineering & Manufacturing

Held By: Fred Wang

Donor: *Robert (EE & ME ’23) and *Evelyn Condra



CTI Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Held By: Kevin Tomsovic

Donors: Michael Crabtree (EE ’73, ’75), Terry Douglass (EE ’65, ’66, ’68), J. Kelly Milam (EE ’61, ’64), and Ronald Nutt (EE ’61, ’62, ’69)



Wayne T. Davis Endowed Dean’s Chair in Engineering

Held By: Wayne T. Davis

Donors: Joe (IE ’65) and Judy Cook, Chad (IE ’70) and Ann (Comm ’70) Holliday, John (IE ’65) and Ann (Educ ’65) Tickle, and Eric (IE ’84) and Elaine (Nursing ’82) Zeanah



Ericsson-Harlan D. Mills Chair of Software Engineering

Held By: Audris Mockus

Donor: Ericsson



Gibson Chair

Held By: Stephen Paddison

Donor: Jim Gibson (IE ’71)



Henry C. Goodrich Chair of Excellence in Civil & Environmental Engineering

Held By: Thanos Papanicolaou

Donor: Friends of *Henry Goodrich (CE ’43)



Leonard Garfield Penland Chair

Held By: Philip Rack

Donor: *Leonard G. Penland (ME ’32)



Ivan Racheff Chair in Materials Science & Engineering

Held By: Peter K. Liaw

Donor: Friends of *Ivan Racheff


 

Alvin & Sally Beaman Professorship

Held By: Bamin Khomami

Donor: *Alvin (Bus Admin ’33) and *Sally Beaman



Alvin & Sally Beaman Professorship

Held By: Kurt Sickafus

Donor: *Alvin (Bus Admin ’33) and *Sally Beaman



Blalock, Kennedy, Pierce Analog Electronics Professorship

Held By: Benjamin Blalock

Donor: David Binkley (EE ’78, ’84, ’92), James Rochelle (EE ’65, ’68, ’74), and others



Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professorship

Held By: Baoshan Huang

Donor: Charles (CE ’74) and Lynn Hodges (Liberal Arts ’74), and others



Robert M. Condra Professorship

Held By: Chris Cox

Donor: *Robert (EE & ME ’23) and *Evelyn Condra



Robert M. Condra Professorship

Held By: Larry Townsend

Donor: *Robert (EE & ME ’23) and *Evelyn Condra



Cook-Eversole Professorship

Held By: Mongi Abidi

Donor: Joe (IE ’65) and Judy Cook, Bill (EE ’73) and Jenny Eversole



John Fisher Distinguished Professor

Held By: Mark Dean

Donor: *John (BA Bus Admin ’38) and *Janice Fisher



John Fisher Professorship

Held By: Peter Liaw

Donor: *John (BA Bus Admin ’38) and *Janice Fisher



Weston Fulton Professorship

Held By: Open

Donor: Robertshaw Industrial Products



Gonzalez Family EECS Professorship

Held By: Hairong Qi

Donor: Ralph and Connie Gonzalez



Armour T. Granger Memorial Professorship

Held By: Bamin Khomami

Donor: *Henry Goodrich (IE ’43)



Jerry and Kay Henry Professorship

Held By: David Mandrus

Donor: Charles “Jerry” (Engr Physics ’63 – UTC) and Kay Henry



Min H. Kao Electrical and Computer Engineering Professorship

Held By: Leon Tolbert

Donor: Min H. (EE, ’74, ’77) and Fan Kao



Magnavox Professorship

Held By: Kenneth Kihm

Donor: NAP Consumer Electronics Company



James C. McConnell Professorship

Held By: Aly Fathy

Donor: *James McConnell (EE ’61, ’62)



James C. McConnell Professorship

Held By: S. Kamrul Islam

Donor: *James McConnell (EE ’61, ’62)



Jack and Dorothy McKamey Professorship

Held By: George Pharr

Donor: *Jack B. & *Dorothy S. McKamey



Fred N. Peebles Professorship

Held By: Dayakar Penumadu

Donor: Tickle College of Engineering Board of Advisors



Charles P. Postelle Distinguished Professorship in Nuclear Engineering

Held By: J. Wesley Hines

Donor: *Charles P. Postelle (Educ ’43)



Dr. John Prados Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Professorship

Held By: Gila Stein

Donor: Malcolm Colditz (ChE ’58) and J. Michael Stone (ChE ’63)



Fred Mason Roddy Professorship in Biomedical Engineering

Held By: Richard Komistek

Donor: Fred M. Roddy Foundation, David McIntyre, President



Richard Rosenberg Endowed Professorship in Mechanical Engineering

Held By: Open

Donor: Anonymous



 

Ferguson Faculty Fellow in Chemical Engineering

Held By: Open

Donor:J. Brian Ferguson/Ferguson Family Foundation



Heath Endowed Faculty Fellow in Business & Engineering

Held By: Rupy Sawhney

Donor: Ralph (EE ’70, MBA ’75) and Janet (Home Econ ’76) Heath



UCOR Outstanding Nuclear Engineering Faculty Fellow

Held By: Jason Hayward

Donor: UCOR



 

Eastman Professor of Practice in Chemical Engineering

Held By: Sankar Raghavan

Donor: Eastman Chemical Company Foundation



Eastman Professor of Practice in Electrical Engineering

Held By: Yan Xu

Donor: Eastman Chemical Company Foundation



Eastman Professor of Practice in Mechanical Engineering

Held By: Matthew Young

Donor: Eastman Chemical Company Foundation



Underwriters Laboratory Professor of Practice

Held By: David Icove

Donor: Underwriters Laboratory, Inc.



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