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Distinguished Lecture Series

The Tickle College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series brings nationally renowned engineers, engineering educators, and engineering innovators to the college. Faculty, staff, students, and the global engineering community can take advantage of these lectures in person, via live web‐cast, or through viewing the video archive. The lectures encompass the spectrum of engineering disciplines, are eligible for professional development hours (continuing education credits), and are free to all.

Live Web-Cast

Unlike other lecture series, each lecture of the Distinguished Lecture Series is available as a live web‐cast. This unique component makes it possible for individuals to experience the lecture without having to travel to our campus. Moreover, viewers of the web‐cast have an opportunity to submit questions and/or comments to the speaker via email. During each lecture, emails are monitored and select email questions and/or comments are presented to the speaker.

Questions and/or comments can be sent to

Professional Development Hours

The lectures are eligible for professional development hours. Professional engineers are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. To receive credit, register in advance for a lecture and indicate whether you plan to attend the lecture in person or view the live‐webcast.

About a week after the lecture, you will be provided with a certificate of completion for your records.


Registration is recommended if you plan to attend a lecture in person or view it as a live web‐cast. Please register in advance. During the registration process you may register for more than one lecture. After registering, you will receive updates and reminders.

To register for a lecture, visit TCE Lecture Registration.


About 48 hours after a live lecture, most lectures are archived. Individuals who are unable to attend the lecture or view the live webcast may have the opportunity view the lecture on the TCE’s Video Archive.

Note: We only archive a lecture if the speaker has given us permission to do so.

On‐Campus Location

Lectures are held in Room 622 of the Min Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building.


All lectures begin at approximately 4:00 p.m. (EST).

For questions or additional information about the lecture series email or phone 865‐974‐5321.

The college provides the Distinguished Lecture Series solely for educational purposes. There is no reproduction of the lectures for commercial purposes or financial gain.

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Karen Thole presents on the use of additive manufacturing applications for heat exchange applications at a recent lecture.

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