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Eight ENS professors among new TU faculty for 2018-19 academic year

The University of Tulsa welcomes the following new faculty members to the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences this fall and in January 2019.

Matteo A. Avella

new facultyAssistant Professor of Biological Science

Ph.D., 2010, Marine Biology (Molecular Biology and Fish Reproductive Biology), Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy

Visiting Scientist, 2009, (Molecular Biology and Fish Reproductive Biology), University of Maryland

M.S. Marine Biology, 2006 (Molecular Biology and Fish Reproductive Biology), Polytechnic University of Marche

B.S. Biology, 2004, University of Milan (Bicocca), Milan, Italy

Nagu Daraboinanew faculty

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., 2008-2012, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University British Columbia

M.E., 2006-2008, Master of Engineering-Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

B. Tech, 2002-2006, Bachelor of Technology-Chemical Engineering, Jahawarlal Nehru Technological University, Visakhapatnam, India

Nathan Hutchinsnew faculty

Applied Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., 2018, Computer Engineering, The University of Tulsa

M.S., 2015, Electrical Engineering, The University of Tulsa

B.S., 2012, Electrical Engineering, The University of Tulsa

Jyoti Iyer

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Ph.D., 2012, Cancer Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ph.D., 2007, Biological Sciences, Purdue University

B.S., 2006, Biotechnology, North Dakota State University

Marie Morannew faculty

Applied Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

M.S., 2007, Engineering Product Design, Stanford University

B.S., 2002, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tulsa

B.A., 2002, Art, The University of Tulsa

Christine Ruhl

Assistant Professor of Geosciences

Ph.D., 2016, Geophysics, The University of Nevada

M.S. 2010, Geophysics (Solid Earth), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

B.S., 2008, Geology, Radford University

Matthew Toomey

Assistant Professor of Biological Science

Start Date: 1/1/2019

Ph.D., 2011, Biology, Arizona State University

B.S., 2002, Biology, University of Vermont

new facultyJaven S. Weston

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., 2015, Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma

B.S., 2011, Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma