New UTK Dean of Engineering brings impressive work experience with industry to position

Janis Terpenny, who assumes the role of Dean of the Tickle College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on July 15, brings an impressive resume from an industrial perspective to the position.

That experience was spotlighted in this article posted by her current employer – Pennsylvania State University – which she joined four years ago as Director of the Center for e-Design. It is a National Science Foundation Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) comprised of seven universities nationwide. The center combines industry needs with academic resources to produce more efficient, effective and collaborative electronic design and smart manufacturing processes and tools.

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