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The Materials Science and Engineering department is located in the Ferris Hall building on the far east side of campus. The administrative and business offices are located in Ferris Hall room 414. To obtain a guest parking pass for surrounding staff parking areas, please contact Carla Lawrence or Ashley Cole at (865) 974-5336.

Department Address:

Materials Science and Engineering
414 Ferris Hall
1508 Middle Drive
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100

Phone: (865) 974-5336
Fax: (865) 974-4115

Email: mse@utk.edu

Department Head

Veerle KeppensDr. Veerle Keppens
Department Head, Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

414 Ferris Hall
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100
Tel: (865) 974-5336

Email: vkeppens@utk.edu


Associate Department Head

Dr. David Keffer
Professor 

301 Ferris Hall
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100
Tel: (865) 974-5322

Email: dkeffer@utk.edu


Associate Department Head

Philip D. RackPhilip D. Rack
Professor / Leonard G. Penland Chair 

320 Ferris Hall
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100
Tel: (865) 974-5344

Email: prack@utk.edu