Matthew Mench and Leon Tolbert are among the 2020 class of the Chancellor’s Professors, one of the highest faculty honors at UT.
Four Tickle College of Engineering faculty members received One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants in May.
Leon Tolbert, Min H. Kao Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been named a winner of the 2020 SEC Faculty Achievement Award.
Leon Tolbert is an expert in microgrids and how they can keep power flowing after disasters.
Greg Peterson, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, will serve as the Interim Head of EECS.
“This is a big moment for our department and for UT,” said Min H. Kao Professor and department head Leon Tolbert. “Dr. Kao is and has been a tremendous supporter of ours, and we are proud to share his name.”