With the start of the academic year, nine new department heads have now taken their posts.
Veerle Keppens News
UT associate professor Wei He has helped lead a breakthrough in heart stent development.
One of the fastest-growing engineering departments at UT will have a new, albeit familiar, face in charge when Veerle Keppens becomes head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering on June 1.
Veerle Keppens, associate professor and associate head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Engineering. She will be the first female senior administrator in the college’s history.
This is Faculty Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate faculty and their teaching, research and outreach. Their work is a big part of what makes UT Knoxville the great university it is. Check out Wednesday’s special events and faculty features.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Jason Hayward and Associate Professor Veerle Keppens from the College of Engineering.