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Mathematics and Sciences Division
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and Staff

Markus Pomper
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4233
Dean of Mathematics and Sciences
Associate Professor

Kathy Voiles
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4758
Administrative Secretary

Sonya J. Thomas
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4759
Secretary III

Melissa K Stephens
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4757
Laboratory Technician - Harriman
B.S. University of Tennessee - Wildlife and Fisheries

Tasha K Francis
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(865) 354-3000 Ext. 2208
Laboratory Technician - Oak Ridge
B.S. University of Tennessee - Microbiology

Mary A Sexton
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4837
Biology Lab Specialist
B.S. Tennessee Tech - Biology

Biology Faculty

Bruce Cantrell
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4495
Associate Professor
A.S., Roane State Community College - General
B.S., Tennessee Technological University - Biology
M.S., The American University - Biology (1985)

Claudia C Cummings
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 5200
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Tennessee - Microbiology
M.S., University of Tennessee - Microbiology (1979)

Jala J Daniel
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4370
Assistant Professor
B.A., College of Wooster - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
M.S., East Tennessee State University - Biomedical Sciences (2009)

Dr. Bruce Fisher
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2231
Post Retirement
B.S., Lincoln Memorial University - Biology
M.S., University of Tennessee - Zoology
Ph.D., University of Tennessee - Zoology (1974)

Shannon Meadows
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4241
Associate Professor
B.S., Union University - Medical Technology
M.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center - Microbiology (1996)

Deborah Palatinus
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4496
Associate Professor
B.S., University of Tennessee - Zoology
M.S., University of Tennessee - Zoology (1971)

Dr. Saeed Rahmanian
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2238
Associate Professor
B.S., University of Tennessee - Animal Science
M.S., University of Wyoming - Reproductive Physiology
Ph.D., Louisiana State University - Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology (1996)

Dr. Lauri Sammartano
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2108
Professor
B.A., Saint Mary's University - Biology
Ph.D., University of Illinois - Biology (1988)

Joshua Schulte
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4889
Assistant Professor
B.S., Denison University - Biology
M.A., Austin Peay University - Teaching
M.S., Austin Peay University - Biology (2012)

Dr. Pamela Siergiej
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2216
Professor
B.A., Seton Hill University - Biology
Ph.D., University of Tennessee - Biomedical Sciences (1994)

Chemistry Faculty

Dr. Jim Condon
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4235
Post Retirement
A.B., State University of New York at Binghamton
Ph.D., Iowa State University (1968)

Dr. Adolf King
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2211
Professor
B.S., City of Leicester Polytechnic - Applied Chemistry
M.S., Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University - Analytical Chemistry
D.I.C., Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University - Analytical Chemistry
Ph.D., Imperial College of Science and Technology, London Univeristy - Analytical Chemistry (1976)

Dr. Ron Sternfels
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2272
Associate Professor
M.S., University of Rochester - Chemistry
M.B.A., University of New Haven - Business
Ph.D., New York University - Chemistry (1976)

Steve Ward
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4497
Associate Professor
B.A., West Virginia University - Chemistry
M.S., West Virginia University - Chemistry (1985)

Geology Faculty

Dr. Darlene Anthony
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4417
Associate  Professor
B.S., Western Kentucky University - Geology
M.S, Western Kentucky University- Geography
Ph.D., Purdue University- Geology (2003)

Dr. Arthur Lee
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2240
Professor
B.S., Penn State University - Geosciences
M.A., Temple University - Geology
Ph.D., University of Southern California - Geology (1993)

Math Faculty

Kathryn Arcangeli
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2223
Associate Professor
B.S.I.E., University of Alabama - Industrial Engineering
M.S.I.E., Auburn University - Industrial Engineering (1989)
M.S., University of Tennessee - Mathematics (2008)

David Bell
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2255
Associate Professor
B.S., North Carolina State - Math Education
M.A.T., Duke University - Math Education (1973)

Dr. Larry Bouldin
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4348
Post Retirement
B.A., David Lipscomb College - Mathematics
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University - Mathematics
Ed.D., Univerisity of Tennessee - Curriculum and Instruction, Mathematics Education (1982)

Eric E Bouldin
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4208
Assistant Professor
B.E., Vanderbilt University - Engineering
M.S., Tennessee Technological University - Mathematics (2008)

Doris Chitwood
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4787
Post Retirement
B.S., Cumberland College - Mathematics
M.A., Cumberland College - Secondary Education
Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University - Administration and Supervision (1987)

Jill Denton
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4365
Associate Professor
B.S., Ohio University - Electrial Engineering
M.S., University of Tennessee - Mathematics (2003)

Jennifer M Donovan
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 5232
Assistant Professor
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University - Mathematics
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University - Mathematics (2009)

Joye Gowan
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(865) 882-4599
Associate Professor
B.S., Oklahoma Baptist University - Mathematics
M.Ed., Central State University - Secondary Education/Mathematics (1984)

David Harjala
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(865) 882-4591
Post Retirement
Associate Professor
B.S., Northern Michigan University - Physics
M.A., Northern Michigan University - Mathematics Education (1980)

Ben King
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4486
Associate Professor
B.A., Lipscomb University - Mathematics
M.S., University of Tennessee - Mathematics (2006)

Deborah Miles
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 5230
Associate Professor
B.S., Louisiana State University - Mathematics Education
M.M., University of Tennessee - Mathematics (1990)

Tressa Murphy
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 5231
Post Retirement
B.S., University of Tennessee - Mathematics
M.M., University of Tennessee - Mathematics
Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University - Education (1997)
Ed.D., Lincoln Memorial University - Executive Leadership (2011)

Karen Orr
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2253
Associate Professor
B.S., University of Tennessee - Secondary Science Education
M.M., University of Tennessee - Mathematics (1991)

Jeff Sexton
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4215
Associate Professor
B.S., Tennessee Technological University - Business Administration
M.A., Tennessee Technological University - Educational Administration and Supervision (1991)

Physics and Engineering Faculty

Dr. Phillip Hyun
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 5367
Assistant Professor
B.S., Yonsei University, Korea - Biochemistry
M.S., Washington State University - Physics
Ph.D., Washingston State University - Physics (1996)

John Rudolph
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2113
Associate Professor
A.S., Cleveland State - Design and Drafting
B.A., University of Tennessee - Architecture (1976)

Computer Science Faculty

Michael Chung
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2217
Associate Professor
B.S., Southeast Missouri State - Agriculture
M.S., University of Missouri - Soil Physics
M.S., University of Missouri - Nuclear Engineering (1990)

Dr. Guanglei Liu
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4363
Associate Professor
B.E., Tianjin University, China - Electrical Engineering
B.A., Tianjin University, China - English
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Electrical Engineering
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology - Electrical and Computer Engineering (2007)

Dr. George Meghabghab
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2121
Professor
B.S., Institut Superior D'Electronique du Nord, Lille, France - Computer Engineering
M.S., University of Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France - Computer Science
Ph.D., University of Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France - Computer Science
Ph.D., Florida State University - Computer Science (1988)

Dr. Steven Zhang
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2210
Associate Professor
B.S., University of California Irvine - Physics
M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences, Jilin, China - Solid State Physics
M.S.E., National University of Singapore, Singapore - Electrical Engineering
M.S., Mississippi State University - Computer Science
Ph.D., University of California Irvine - Electrical and Computer Engineering (2007)

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