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Professor Keppens

Veerle Keppens

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Office:  401A Ferris Hall
Lab:  311 Science and Engineering Research facilities (SERF)
Phone:  (865)-974-3494
Fax:  (865)-974-4115
E-mail: vkeppens@utk.edu
Address:
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
401A Ferris Hall
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996

Education:

Ph.D. Physics / Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1995)
B.S. Physics /  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1989)

Appointments:

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs (2012-present)
College of Engineering
The University of Tennessee

Professor (2012-present)
Dept. of materials Science and Engineering
The University of Tennessee

Associate professor (2007 – present)
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Tennessee 

Assistant professor (2003 – 2007)
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Tennessee

Assistant professor (1999 – 2003)
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
The University of Mississippi

Alexander Von Humboldt post-doctoral fellow (1998)
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Fulbright/NATO post-doctoral fellow (1995-1998)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Awards:

Finalist for Outstanding Teacher Award by the UT Alumni Association (2012)
Fellow, Acoustical Society of America (2011)
Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Dept. Materials Science and Engineering (2011)
College of engineering Research Fellow Award (2009)
Faculty Award for excellence in Service, Dept. Materials Science and Engineering (2009)
Chancellor’s award for Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement (2007)
Outstanding young faculty researcher, Dept. Materials Science and Engineering (2005)
Alexander von Humboldt fellowship (1998)
NATO fellowship (1995-1996)
Fulbright-Hays fellowship (1995-1996)

 

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