UT Power Engineering Laboratory - "Powering the Future"

Former Faculty

Milt Bailey
Dr. J. Milton Bailey is a Professor Emeritus in the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Tennessee and an adjunct participant at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He received his B.S. in physics from Davidson College in 1949 and his M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1952. He spent three years as an Instrument Engineer with E.I. Dupont in Orange, Texas. He then entered the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1960. While at Georgia Tech, he received the M.A. Ferst Sigma XI Award for his Doctoral Dissertation. In 1994, he received the most prestigious award given by the College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee - The Nathan W. Dougherty Award for Distinguished Service in the Engineering Profession. He has five patents in the field of motor design and control. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

E-mail: jmbail@utk.edu

Bimal K. Bose
Dr. B. K. Bose retired in January 2003 and is a professor emeritus at The University of Tennessee. He received the B.E. degree from Calcutta University, India, the M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the Ph.D. degree from Calcutta University in 1956, 1960, and 1966, respectively. Dr. Bose became an IEEE Life Fellow in 1997 "for contributions to power electronics, especially drives technology." He has received numerous prestigious IEEE awards and authored or edited several books on power electronics and machine drives.

E-mail: bbose@utk.edu

John N. Chiasson
Dr. John Chiasson was a professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Tennessee from 1999 to 2006. He is presently a professor at Boise State University in Idaho. He received his Ph.D. in Control Sciences from the University of Minnesota, his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, and his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona. Dr. Chiasson has worked as an engineer at Boeing Aerospace, Honeywell Systems and Research, Control Data, and Daimler Chrysler Rail Systems.

E-mail: johnchiasson@boisestate.edu

Jack Lawler
Dr. Jack Lawler retired in 2010 and now is a professor emeritus in Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Tennessee. He received the B.S. in electrical engineering and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in systems science from Michigan State University. He worked at Martin Marietta and General Time Corporation before becoming a professor at The University of Tennessee in 1979.

E-mail: jsl@utk.edu

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Min H. Kao Engineering Building