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Team Members

Contact Division of Partnership and Economic Development staff today to learn more about industry-university collaboration!

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Marc Gibson
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
(865) 974-7592


UT's Lindsay Hammill

Lindsay Hammill
(865) 300-2226


Rob Coleman, with ORIED, Staff headshot

Rob Coleman
Director of Entrepreneurship & New Ventures
(865) 974-9576


Paul Montgomery, Director of Government-Industry Partnerships

Paul Montgomery
Director for Government-Industry Partnerships
(865) 974-9440


Tony Hopson
Interim President and CEO of UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm



Maha Krishnamurthy, Vice President of UT Research Foundation

Maha Krishnamurthy
Vice President of UT Research Foundation



Darcy Rathjen
Director of Research Operations and Site Development
(865) 974-1663




Partnership & Economic Development Teams


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