Greg Harrell

Engineering Programs Director; Chair, Area of Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Offices, B.D. Phillips Building
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Dr. Greg Harrell has taught at Virginia Tech, the University of Tennessee, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. He previously served as a design engineer and utilities process engineer for BASF Corporation and currently is a senior associate with Energy Management Services, where he has conducted energy assessments and training for industrial clients on six continents in 28 countries and 39 U.S. states, in addition to work for the U.S. Department of Energy and the United Nations. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Tennessee and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering-thermodynamics from Virginia Tech.  He is a member of Jefferson City Christian Church in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

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