News from Our Alumni

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Sunil K. Geevarghese, MD, MSCI, FACS (BA Chemistry, 1990); Address: 2008 McPherson Lane, Nashville, TN 37221; Employer: Assistant Professor of Surgery, Radiology and Radiological Sciences President, H. William Scott, Jr. Society Vanderbilt University Medical Center. (Posted April 15, 2015)

Luke Keller (BS Chemistry-Chemistry Concentration, 2013); Employer: Graduate Student at the University of Tennessee Knoxville; Update: I have been studying Organometallic catalysis under Dr. David Jenkins at UT. (Posted November 7, 2014)

Reymon de Guzman (BS Chemistry-Chemistry Concentration, December 2013); Employer: Engineering Polymers Product Development Laboratory Associate at INVISTA; Update: Recently started as a Lab Associate at INVISTA. (Posted October 30, 2014)

Lauren Valentour (BS Chemistry-Biochemistry Concentration, May 2013); Address: 2637 Chimney Lake Circle, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379; Update: Starting pharmacy school at UT Memphis in August 2014. (Posted April 4, 2014)

Sabrina Austin Kent (BS Chemistry-Chemistry Concentration, May 2000); Address: 1627 Audreys Ridge, Monroe, GA 30656; Employer: Stay at home mom.; Update: Taught high school chemistry and forensics before starting my family. (Posted on January 8, 2014)

Robert Smith (BS Chemistry-Biochemistry Concentration, 2010); Email:; Address: 504 Wakefield Lane, Hixson, TN 37343; Employer: PSM Engineer at MFG Chemical, Inc.; Update: I work at a toll manufacturing plant by the name of MFG Chemical, Inc. located in Dalton, GA. I have been working here for over a year now and am very blessed/thankful for the opportunity this company has given me. I deal specifically with Process Safety Management (PSM), auditing, and the mechanical integrity of our processes. I look forward to an exciting future in industry and I owe a huge part of my success to the UTC Chemistry department to which I am a proud alumnus! (Posted on November 18, 2013)

Myron W. Jones (BS Chemistry-Chemistry Concentration, 1994); Email:; Address: 6 Rock Hill Ct, Edwardsville, IL 62025; Update: Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville; (Posted on November 14, 2013)

Michael Foster (BS Chemistry-Chemistry Concentration, 1995); Email:; Address: Spring Lake, MI; Employer: Anesthesiologist; Update: After graduation from med school at UT in 2003, spent 6y in the USN as a flight surgeon with the Marines.  Attended U of Michigan for anesthesiology residency and grad 2009.  Now partner at Lakeshore Anesthesia on Lake Michigan in Muskegon.  Have 8 children and been married 19+ years. (Posted on September 21, 2013)