Saman Sargolzaei
Director

Dr. Saman Sargolzaei received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Florida International University. His doctoral dissertation, in collaboration with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Baptist Hospital, was focused on the role of brain networks in the diagnosis and evaluation of neurological disorders. Upon completion of his professional training at GaTech and UCLA, He is currently an Engineering faculty at the University of Tennessee at Martin

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Tiffany Decker
Sophomore in Mechatronics Engineering

Tiffany is a sophomore majoring in mechatronics engineering at UTM. While in high school, she was an active member of many clubs, such as the coding club, where she made various websites and pursued other digital projects. Her goal is to pursue a career in the field of robotics with her future degree.

Erin Evans
Junior in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

Hello! My name is Erin Evans and I’m a junior at UTM. I’m a dual major in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. I am interested in engineering research topics that assist those with medical disabilities. Currently, I am interning in power plant operations at TVA in Fire Protection Engineering. In my free time I love being with my animals, woodworking, playing guitar, and crafting. 

Catey Hunt
Junior in Mechanical Engineering

Catey is an upcoming Junior in the Mechanical Engineering Department. From Georgia, Catey is an athlete on the UTM Women’s Soccer Team. Her passions include working out, playing the saxophone, and spending time with her family. Among her favorite classes taken thus far are Statics, Dynamics, and Calculus 2. Catey plans to graduate from UTM in 2023, pursuing academia in graduate school and working in Disney.

Kaylin Patel
Lab Alumni

Mechatronics Engineering major

Abigale Plunk
Lab Alumni

Electrical Engineering major