CEE is happy to announce the hire of Andy Baker, who began as CEE’s new technical manager on May 1. He replaces Ken Thomas, who retired after 25 years. Baker’s role will be to oversee the department’s machine shop and provide critical technical engineering support to the department’s students and faculty.
A native of Seymour, Baker received an AS degree in Manufacturing Engineering at Pellissippi State Community College and a BS degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from East Tennessee State University. His previous work experience includes more than a decade of experience in industry, running a family-owned business producing custom racing parts, teaching as a professor at Pellissippi State Community College, and most recently as a production cutting engineer at DENSO.