Engineering Experts

Terry Hazen

Governor's Chair for Environmental Biotechnology

Terry Hazen is the Governor’s Chair for environmental biotechnology and specializes in bioremediation and bioenergy.


David Clarke

David Clarke

Director of the Center for Transportation Research, Director of the Tennessee Transportation Assistance Program, Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David Clarke is a nationally recognized expert on transportation issues, especially those pertaining to rail or freight.


Chris Cherry

Chris Cherry

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chris Cherry focuses his research on a wide variety of transportation issues, with an emphasis on those that are eco-friendly.


Robert Bond

Robert Bond

Senior Lecturer of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Robert Bond’s research encompasses many areas of flight and aircraft.


Ben Blalock

Ben Blalock

Blalock-Kennedy-Pierce Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ben Blalock is a leading researcher into computer chip technology and small electronics.


Michael Berry

Michael Berry

Director of the Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning

Michael Berry is on the cutting edge of developments that could lead to self-aware systems.


Suresh Babu

Sudarsanam Suresh Babu

Governor's Chair for Advanced Manufacturing

Sudarsanam Suresh Babu is the Governor’s Chair for Advanced Manufacturing and a materials scientist who explores the production, design, and performance of transforming materials into parts.


Mongi Abidi

Mongi Abidi

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Mongi Abidi is an expert in artificial intelligence who has worked with the US government on projects including placing robots in war zones.