Office of the Dean - College of Engineering & Natural Sciences

Office of the Dean

James R. Sorem, Jr., was named Dean of the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences in 2012. Prior to his appointment, Sorem served as senior associate dean for 18 years.

A registered professional engineer, Sorem joined TU in 1985 after working as a design engineer for GASO Pumps in Tulsa. He is an alumnus of the University of Kansas, where he earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering.

Sorem is a member of several organizations including the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. Other professional affiliations include the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Pilots Association, Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma.


Sharon Greene
Assistant to the Dean
Keplinger Hall 2420

Rose F. Gamble
Senior Associate Dean
Keplinger Hall 2410

Daniel Crunkleton
Associate Dean
Keplinger Hall 2415

Sandra Whitaker
ENS Administrator for Human Resources and Research
Keplinger Hall 2420

Laura Hockett
Portfolio Director

Ann Archer
College Assistant
Building Access/Issues
Keplinger Hall 2400

Ali Compton
College Assistant
Student Assistant
Keplinger Hall 2400

Kim Ford
College Assistant
Purchasing & Procard
Keplinger Hall 2400

Marla Zumwalt
College Assistant
Faculty Assistant
Keplinger Hall 2400


Call 918-631-2288 or email for an appointment with the dean or other information.