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 Terry Douglass, President, ProVision Healthcare, LLC. 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. Douglass was also employed at EG&G Ortec from 1968 until 1983, where he served as president during his last three years of service.
Douglass graduated with BS, MS, and PhD 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: Chris D. Cox, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Allen & Hoshall Engineering Faculty Award: Philip D. Rack, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Moses E. and Mayme Brooks Distinguished Professor Award: Peter K. Liaw, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Leon and Nancy Cole Superior Teaching Award: Brian Edwards, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Charles Edward Ferris Faculty Award: Michael W. Berry, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Tickle College of Engineering 2011 Teaching Fellow Awards: Benjamin J. Blalock, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Dr. John D. Landes, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
2011 Research Fellows:
Mongi Abidi, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Hahn Choo, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Gerd Duscher, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Aly Fathy, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Jason Hayward, Department of Nuclear Engineering
Ramki Kalyanaraman, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering/Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Mohamed Mahfouz, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Stephen Paddison, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
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.
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