The dean directs all administrative and academic activities for the college.
|Janis Terpenny||Dean||865-974-5321||124 Perkins|
|Carrie Zitzman||Administrative Specialist III||865-974-7637||124 Perkins|
|Leah Buffington||Special Programs Coordinator||865-974-7636||219A Perkins|
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.
|Ozlem Kilic||Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs||865-974-2454||101 Perkins|
|Karen Lowe||Administrative Secretary||865-974-2454||101 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.
|William M. Dunne||Associate Dean for Research and Facilities||865-974-5321||121 Perkins|
|Ryan Blanchette||Data Analyst||865-974-9539||219 Perkins|
|Ken Carter||Research Coordinator||865-974-8593||112 Perkins|
|Jada R. Huskey||Research Director||865-974-8360||220 Science & Engineering Research Facility|
|Missy McDonald||Research Coordinator||865-974-9092||121 Perkins|
|Harry Richards||Research and Proposal Development Coordinator||865-974-6312||525J Tickle Engineering Building|
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.
|Paul Frymier||Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Engagement||865-974-5321||119 Perkins|
|Alex Brown||Administrative Specialist III||865-974-3608||124 Perkins|
Responsible for shaping the role of student design and innovation projects in the college, managing college resources and facilities for design projects, and serving as the outward-looking face of student design and project work for the college’s external partners.
|Keith Stanfill||Edwards Assistant Dean for Integrated Engineering Design||865-974-9810||201 Perkins|
|Thanh (Tommy) Duong||Academic Support Specialist III||865-974-3852||S001 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.
|Ami McBride||Director||865-974-7382||219 Perkins|
|Beth Thrasher||HR Generalist||865-974-1827||219 Perkins|
|Linda Watson||Accounting Coordinator I||865-974-0558||219 Perkins|
|Laura Yoder||Assistant Budget Director||865-974-7382||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||114 Perkins|
|Adria Amos||Digital Media Specialist||865-974-8541||114 Perkins|
|Kevin Bogle||Communications Specialist||865-974-9149||401J Min H. Kao Building|
|Randall Brown||Writer and Photographer||865-974-0533||114 Perkins|
|Melissa Callahan||Project Manager||865-974-9387||115 Perkins|
|Andy Gallaher||Web Designer||865-974-8577||116 Perkins|
|David Goddard||Media Relations Coordinator||865-974-0683||116 Perkins|
|Kathy Williams||Communications Specialist||865-974-8615||206F Ferris Hall|
|Mitchell Williamson||Graphic Designer||865-974-0568||115 Perkins|
|326 John D. Tickle Building
301 Nuclear Engineering Building
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.
|Brian Shupe||Executive Director||865-974-4848||118 Perkins|
|Natalia Hardin||Director||865-974-2385||120 Perkins|
|Blake Hudson||Senior Director||865-974-6277||118 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||865-974-2788||120 Perkins|
|Christina Parsons||Development Assistant||865-974-2509||118 Perkins|
|Laura Tenpenny||Development Assistant||865-974-2779||118 Perkins|
Provides the administration and staff with desktop support for email, storage, printing, software, and remote desktop services.
|Justin Forbes||IT Specialist II||865-974-9962||426 Min H. Kao Building|
|Joe Jones||Senior IT Technologist I||865-974-5803||431 Min H. Kao Building|
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|
|Lisa Byrd||Assistant Director||865-974-4008||316A Perkins|
|Devon Graham||Administrative Specialist II||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|
|Tonya Shortt||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||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|
|Michael Allen||Academic Support Specialist III||865-974-9810||S007 Perkins|
|Meghan Copley||Administrative Specialist||865-974-9810||207C 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||319A Perkins|
|Jessica Jeffers||Honors Coordinator||865-974-8983||308 Perkins|
|Christopher Pionke||Associate Professor||865-974-7679||321 Perkins|
Use the following links to find faculty listings for our academic departments.