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Advisory Council for Engineering

Barry Beck portrait

Barry Beck, Chair

Vice President, I.C. Thomasson Associates, Inc.
’87 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Robert F. Alvey portrait

Robert F. (Bob) Alvey Vice Chair

Owner, Alvey Consulting
Retired, Global QA Manager 
Proctor & Gamble, Duracell Personal Power
’77 B.S. Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’79 M.S. Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Audrey R. Albertini portrait

Audrey R. Copeland

President & CEO
National Asphalt Pavement Association
’79 B.S. Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’01 M.S. Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’07 Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt 
A Badiru portarit

Adedeji (Deji) Badiru, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Engineering and Management
Air Force Institute of Technology
’79 B.S., Industrial Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’81 M.S., Mathematics, Tennessee Tech
’82 M.S., Industrial Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’94 Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida
David Bible portrait

David Bible, P.E.

Senior Associate, Stantech Consulting Services, Inc.
’87 B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Kong Chen portrait

Kong Chen, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator and Co-Director, Metabolic Clinical Research Unit
National Institutes of Health
’93 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’97 Ph.D., Biomedical/Medical Engineering, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
’00 MSCI, Clinical Investigation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Clayton Clem portrait

Clayton Clem, P.E.

Vice President, Electric Systems Projects, Tennessee Valley Authority
’79 B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’85 M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Christy H. Drewry protrait

Christy H. Drewry

Authorization Basis Engineer
Nuclear Safety and Engineering
National Nuclear Safety Administration Production Office
‘08 B.S. Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Terry Farris portrait

Terry Farris

Sr. Director, Global Quality Nike Air
Nike, Inc.
’97 B.S. Industrial Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’03 MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University
Mary Anne Koltowich

Mary Anne Koltowich

Project Manager, Part-Time, BWX Technologies
’77 B.S., Civil Engineering
John Lowry portrait

John C. Lowry

President & CEO, Lowry Technical Associates, Inc.
Retired Engineering Director Proctor & Gamble
’69 B.S. Industrial Technology, Tennessee Tech University
’80 MBA, University of Montana
Chair, Advisory Board for Manufacturing & Engineering Technology
Jill Patrick

Jill Moffitt

Senior Software Engineering Manager, International Programs. and Cookeville Site Manager - SAIC
’02 B.S. Management Information Systems, University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business
’13 MBA, Western Illinois University
Chair, Advisory Board for Computer Science
Mary Patterson portrait

Mary Patterson

Retired, Executive, IBM
’68 B.S., Mathematics, Tennessee Tech
Past Chair, Advisory Council for Engineering
Chris Privon

Chris Privon

Retired, Hewlett-Packard Company
’79 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
‘83 MBA, University of Virginia, Darden School of Business
’18 MA, Theology, University of Notre Dame
Past Chair, Advisory Council for Engineering
Karon Privon

Keron Privon

’80 B.S. Industrial Engineering
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Mark Self

CEO, Philadelphia Mixing Solutions
’79 B.S. Civil Engineering
Elizabeth Surface

Elizabeth Surface

Retired, President
Ross Bryan Associates, Inc.
’78 B.S. Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt
David Swindle portrait

David W. Swindle, Jr.

Consultant
’76 B.S. Engineering Science, Tennessee Tech
’79 M.S. Nuclear Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech
‘81 MBA, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Stephen Whitley

Stephen Whitley

Independent Executive Committee Member, New York State Reliability Council
’70 B.S., Electrical Engineering
Phil Wilburn portrait

Phil Wilbourn

Principal Consultant, Business Management Consultants, Inc.
’66 B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech

Ex-Officio Members/Department Board Chairs

John Callies Portrait Jonathan Callies
Director, Electrification Systems Division, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
’89 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’91 MBA, Vanderbilt University – Owen Graduate School of Management
Co-Chair, Advisory Board for Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Steve Carter portrait Steve Carter
Technical Director, Instrumentation & Applications
Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
’85 B.S., Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’94 M.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Tennessee Space Institute
Co-Chair, Advisory Board Electrical & Computer Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Chester Little portrait Chester Little, Ph.D., PE
Associate Professor – Engineering Physics, Austin Peay State University
’79 B.S., Chemical Engineering & Chemistry
’85 M.S., Physical Science, University of Houston-Clear Lake
’90 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Co-Chair, Advisory Board for Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Savannah Long portrait

Savannah Long

Threat Engineer
Dynetics
 ’15 B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Electrical and Computer Engineering
John Lowry portrait

John C. Lowry

President & CEO, Lowry Technical Associates, Inc.
Retired Engineering Director Proctor & Gamble
’69 B.S. Industrial Technology, Tennessee Tech University
’80 MBA, University of Montana
Chair, Advisory Board for Manufacturing & Engineering Technology
Arnold Lumsdaine portrait Arnold Lumsdaine, Ph.D.
Senior, R&D Engineer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
‘89 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
’91 M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
’95 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
Co-Chair Advisory Board for Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
Jill Patrick portrait Jill Moffitt
Senior Software Engineering Manager, International Programs. and Cookeville Site Manager - SAIC
’02 B.S. Management Information Systems, University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business
’13 MBA, Western Illinois University
Chair, Advisory Board for Computer Science
Carl Sandlin portrait Carl Sandlin
President, Cws Drilling Operations Services
’71 B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’72 M.S. Chemical Engineering, Georgia Tech
Chair, Advisory Board for Chemical Engineering
Kimberly Williams portrait Kimberly Williams
Director of Operations, Kohler Kitchen and Bath
’94 B.S., Industrial Technology
’03 M.S. Manufacturing Management, Kettering University
Chair, Advisory Board for Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
David Wright portrait David Wright
Principal Specialist, Carpenter Wright Engineers, a Division of Bennett & Pless
’80 B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’82 M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Texas
Chair, Advisory Board for Civil & Environmental Engineering, Tennessee Tech

Emeriti, Advisory Council for Engineering

Alice Cannella protrait

Alice Cannella, P.E., Emeritus

Retired, Director of Wastewater Utility, City of Chattanooga
’72 B.S., Sociology, Tennessee Tech
’75 B.S., Fine Arts, Middle Tennessee State University
’78 B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
‘13 M.S., Engineering Management, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Tommy Chisholm potrait

Tommy Chisholm, Emeritus

Retired, Vice President, Secretary, Association General Council,
Southern Company Services, Inc.
’63 B.S., Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech
’84 MBA, Georgia Tech
’69 JD, Cumberland School of Law, Stamford University
Past Chair, Advisory Council for Engineering
Tom Hudson

Tom Hudson, Emeritus

Retired, Matteson-Hudson Construction Company
’73 BME, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
’75 MBA, University of Virginia
Lem L McSpadden portrait

Lem L. McSpadden, Emeritus

Retired, Senior Property Inspector, EnviroTENN
’71 B.S., Industrial Technology

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