Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Glenn Cunningham

Associate Professor



  • Industrial Energy Efficiency
  • Pumping
  • Process Heating
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Co-Generation (Combined Heat and Power)
  • Boilers and Steam Systems

*Director Tennessee Tech University Industrial Assessment Center funded under a five year grant from the US Department of Energy.


  • Ph.D. (Engineering), Tennessee Technological University, 1990
  • M.S.M.E., Memphis State University, 1982
  • B.S.M.E. (with honors), Memphis State University, 1979


  1. Director, US DOE funded Industrial Assessment Center, 2011-2016.
  2. Conducted Steam System Energy Assessments for Altria, Campbell Soup and Aurora Casket to satisfy the EPA mandated MACT Assessments.
  3. Conducted energy efficiency training through Purdue University on Steam Systems, 2012, 2013.
  4. Conduct INPLANT Energy Assessments for US DOE in areas of Steam Systems, Compressed air Systems, Pumping System and Fan Systems, 2011-14.
  5. Member Tennessee Board of Boiler Rules, selected 2013.