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Administrative Engineering

Matthew Mench

Matthew Mench

Dean and Chancellor’s Professor

Ozlem Kilic

Ozlem Kilic

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

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Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker

Professor

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Harry Richards

Harry Richards

Research Assistant Professor

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Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Rigoberto Advincula

Rigoberto Advincula

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Abhijeet Borole

Abhijeet Borole

Research Professor

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Paul Dalhaimer

Paul Dalhaimer

Associate Professor

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Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards

Professor

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Shane Foister

Senior Research Associate

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Gabriel Goenaga

Gabriel Goenaga Jimenez

Senior Research Associate

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John Zhanhu Guo

Zhanhu Guo

Associate Professor

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Bamin Khomami

Bamin Khomami

Distinguished University Professor; Director of Sustainable Energy Education and Research Center

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Siris Laursen

Siris Laursen

Associate Professor

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Dibyendu Mukherjee

Dibyendu Mukherjee

Research Assistant Professor

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Art Ragauskas

Arthur Ragauskas

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Gila Stein

Gila Stein

Professor

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Cong Trinh

Cong Trinh

Associate Professor

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Thomas Zawodzinski

Thomas Zawodzinski

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Professor and Department Head

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Mark Denavit

Mark Denavit

Assistant Professor

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Robert Dodds

Robert Dodds

Research Professor

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Joshua Fu

Joshua Fu

Professor

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Terry Hazen

Terry Hazen

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Qiang He

Qiang He

Professor

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Dominique C. Joyner

Dominique Joyner

Research Associate III

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Shuai Li

Shuai Li

Assistant Professor

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Z John Ma

Zhongguo Ma

Professor

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Angel Palomino

Angelica Palomino

Associate Professor

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Jack Parker

Jack Parker

Research Professor

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Jennifer Retherford

Jennifer Retherford

Distinguished Lecturer

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John Schwartz

John Schwartz

Professor

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Timothy Truster

Timothy Truster

Assistant Professor

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Nicholas Wierschem

Nicholas Wierschem

Assistant Professor

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Hongyu Nick Zhou

Hongyu Zhou

Assistant Professor

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ahmedullah Aziz

Ahmedullah Aziz

Assistant Professor

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Micah Beck

Micah Beck

Associate Professor

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Michael Berry

Michael Berry

Professor

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Benjamin Blalock

Benjamin Blalock

Professor, Associate Department Head

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George Bosilca

George Bosilca

Adjunct Faculty

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Daniel Costinett

Daniel Costinett

Associate Professor

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Helen Cui

Han Cui

Assistant Professor

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Anthony Danalis

Antonios Danalis

Research Assistant Professor

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Seddik Djouadi

Seddik Djouadi

Professor

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Jack Dongarra

Jack Dongarra

Professor Emeritus

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Aly Fathy

Aly Fathy

Professor

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Gong Gu

Gong Gu

Professor

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Kevin Holst

Research Assistant Professor

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David Icove

David Icove

UI Professor of Practice

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Heike Jagode

Heike Jagode

Research Assistant Professor

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Michael Jantz

Michael Jantz

Associate Professor

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Fangxing Li

Fangxing Li

Professor

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Jian Liu

Jian Liu

Assistant Professor

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Yilu Liu

Yilu Liu

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Piotr Luszczek

Research Assistant Professor

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Nicole McFarlane

Nicole McFarlane

Associate Professor

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Deborah Penchoff

Deborah Penchoff

Associate Director of Innovative Computing Laboratory and Research Assistant Professor

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Greg Peterson

Gregory Peterson

Professor & Department Head

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James Plank

James Plank

Professor

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Hairong Qi

Hairong Qi

Professor

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Garrett Rose

Garrett Rose

Professor

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Amir Savodnik

Amir Sadovnik

Associate Professor

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Catherine Schuman

Catherine Schuman

Associate Professor

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Jinyuan Sun

Jinyuan Sun

Associate Professor

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Kai Sun

Kai Sun

Associate Professor

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Leon Tolbert

Leon Tolbert

Chancellor’s Professor

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Stanimire Tomov

Stanimire Tomov

Research Assistant Professor

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Kevin Tomsovic

Kevin Tomsovic

Chancellor’s Professor

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Fred Wang

Fei “Fred” Wang

Professor

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Dan Wilson

Dan Wilson

Assistant Professor

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Jayne Wu

Jayne Wu

Professor

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Andre Zemault

Andre Zeumault

Assistant Professor

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Industrial and Systems Engineering

Mingzhou Jin

Mingzhou Jin

Professor and Associate Head

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Xueping Li

Professor

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Hugh Medal

Hugh Medal

Assistant Professor

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James Ostrowski

James Ostrowski

Associate Professor

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Materials Science and Engineering

Mashid Ahmadi

Mahshid Ahmadi

Assistant Professor

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Hahn Choo

Hahn Choo

Professor

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Wojciech Dmowski

Wojciech Dmowski

Research Associate Professor

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Gerd Duscher

Gerd Duscher

Professor

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Yanfei Gao

Yanfei Gao

Professor

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Easo George

Easo George

Professor Emeritus

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Dustin Gilbert

Dustin Gilbert

Assistant Professor

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Bin Hu

Bin Hu

Professor

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David Keffer

David Keffer

Professor and Associate Head

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Veerle Keppens

Veerle Keppens

Chancellor’s Professor and Department Head

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Kevin Kit

Kevin Kit

Associate Professor

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Eric Lass

Eric Lass

Assistant Professor

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Peter Liaw

Peter Liaw

Professor

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David Mandrus

David Mandrus

Professor

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Tai-Gang Nieh

Tai-Gang Nieh

Professor Emeritus

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Katherine Page

Katharine Page

Assistant Professor

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Philip Rack

Philip Rack

Professor and Associate Head

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Claudia Rawn

Claudia Rawn

Professor

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Orlando Rios

Orlando Rios

Assistant Professor

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Michael Simpson

Adjunct Professor

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Peter Tsai ?

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Larry Wadsworth

Larry Wadsworth

Professor Emeritus

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William Weber

William Weber

Professor

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Haixuan Xu

Haixuan Xu

Associate Professor

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Mariya Zhuravleva

Mariya Zhuravleva

Associate Professor

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Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Doug Aaron

Douglas Aaron

Assistant Department Head

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reza abidi

Reza Abedi

Associate Professor

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Ragini Acharya

Ragini Acharya

Associate Professor

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Sudarsanam Suresh Babu

Sudarsanam Babu

Granger and Beaman Distinguished University Professor; Director, Sustainable Energy Education and Research Center

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Damiano Baccarella

Damiano Baccarella

Assistant Professor

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Robert Bond

Robert Bond

Senior Lecturer

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Ryan Bond

Ryan Bond

Research Professor

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Boulet

Toby Boulet

Associate Professor Emeritus

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Subhadeep Chakraborty

Subhadeep Chakraborty

Associate Professor

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Brett Compton

Brett Compton

Associate Professor

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Lino Costa

Lino Costa

Research Associate Professor

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Dustin Crouch

Dustin Crouch

Assistant Professor

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Hans DeSmidt

Hans DeSmidt

Professor

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Andrew Dickerson

Andrew Dickerson

Assistant Professor

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Chad Duty

Chad Duty

Professor

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Kivanc Ekici

Kivanc Ekici

Professor

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Mark Gragston

Mark Gragston

Assistant Professor

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William Hamel

William Hamel

Research Professor

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Anming Hu

Anming Hu

Associate Professor

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Bradley Jared

Bradley Jared

Associate Professor

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Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

Research Assistant Professor

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Kenneth Kihm

Kenneth Kihm

Professor

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Phillip Kreth

Phillip Kreth

Assistant Professor

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Lee Leonard

Lee Leonard

Research Associate Professor

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James Lyne

James Lyne

Clinical Associate Professor

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Trevor Moeller

Trevor Moeller

Associate Professor

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Paul Paulies

Paul Palies

Associate Professor

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Jeffrey Reinbolt

Jeffrey Reinbolt

Associate Professor

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Devina Sanjaya

Devina Sanjaya

Associate Professor

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Andy Sarles

Andy Sarles

Associate Professor

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Tony Schmitz

Tony Schmitz

Professor

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John Schmisseur

John Schmisseur

Executive Director of UT Space Institute

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Seungha Shin

Seungha Shin

Associate Professor

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Jindong Tan

Jindong Tan

Professor

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Stephanie TerMaath

Stephanie TerMaath

Associate Professor

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Uday Vaidya

Uday Vaidya

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Zhenbo Wang

Zhenbo Wang

Assistant Professor

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Matthew Young

Matthew Young

Rosenberg Associate Professor

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Feng Yuen Zhang

Feng-Yan Zhang

Professor

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Zhili Zhang

Zhili Zhang

Professor

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Peng Zhao

Peng Zhao

Associate Professor

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Xiaopeng Zhao

Xiaopeng Zhao

Professor

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Nuclear Engineering

Jamie Coble

Jamie Coble

Associate Professor

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Howard Hall

Howard Hall

Professor

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Jason Hayward

Jason Hayward

Professor

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J. Wesley Hines

J. Wesley Hines

Chancellor’s Professor

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Maik Lang

Maik Lang

Associate Professor

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Michael Liesenfelt

Michael Liesenfelt

Research Assistant Professor

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Eric Lukosi

Eric Lukosi

Associate Professor

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G. Ivan Maldonado

G. Ivan Maldonado

Professor

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Laurence Miller

Laurence Miller

Professor Emeritus

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Ronald E. Pevey

Ronald Pevey

Professor of Practice

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Arthur Ruggles

Arthur Ruggles

Research Professor

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Vladimir Sobes

Vladimir Sobes

Assistant Professor

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Luis Stand Stracuzzi

Luis Stand Stracuzzi

Research Assistant Professor

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Lawrence Townsend

Lawrence Townsend

Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus

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Brian Wirth

Brian Wirth

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Richard Wood

Richard Wood

Professor

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Steven Zinkle

Steven Zinkle

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor

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Physics

Christian Parigger

Christian Parigger

Associate Professor of Physics

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Research Centers

Larry Bray

Larry Bray

Research Professor

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Jerry Everett

Jerry Everett

Interim Director at Center for Transportation Research

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Deanna Flinchum

Deanna Flinchum

Interim Associate Director at Center for Transportation Research

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Charles Melcher

Charles Melcher

Research Professor

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Vinit Sharma

Vinit Sharma

Computer Data Scientist II

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Kwai Wong

Kwai Wong

Computational Scientist

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