Alexandr M. Sokolov

I am interested in research in many different fields from Industrial Systems Engineering to Engineering Management. Alongside my academic accolades, I have over seven years of in field experience spanning different sectors of the industry including energy, e-commerce, research, and technology.

My passion has always been teaching and I am looking to expand my knowledge at the University of Tennesee Chattanooga.



Doctor of Philosophy, Industrial Systems Engineering, EngineeringManagement
• University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN May, 2017
• Dissertation Topic: Performance Management for Research and Development
• Engineering Management Research, Design of Experiments, Analytical Methods for Engineering Management, Theory & Practice of Engineering Management, Productivity & Quality Engineering, Nonlinear Optimization, Advanced Optimization via Simulation, Stochastic Processes, Reliability of Lean Systems, Statistical Methods, and Industrial Systems Engineering Seminar.

 Master of Business Administration, Finance
• Lincoln Memorial University, Knoxville TN May, 2013
• Thesis: Is There A Conflict Between Traditional Financial Goals and The Goals of Financial Sustainability.
• Does Coal Have A Future? The Implication of U.S. Dependence on Coal Compared with Dependence on Natural Gas.
• Placed in the 98th percentile in CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.
• Alpha Chi National College Honor Society – Top 10 percent of upper classmen admitted.
• Finance Management, Marketing Management, Business Ethics & Social Responsibility, Public Policy & Finance, Contemporary Management & Leadership, Accounting, Economics, Operations Management/Quantitative Analysis, Portfolio Management, Financial Statement Analysis, Business Strategy, and Research in Finance.

 Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Microbiology
• University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN May, 2011
• Strong focus on bioinformatics research.
• 158 Undergraduate Credit Hours.


Course taught at UTC

  • ETEM 3550 - Project Management and Practice
    • Introduction to the identification, selection, and planning of projects. Specific topics include: definition of project and program, project leader selection, project goals, team selection, organizational structure, work breakdown structures (WBS), scheduling, PERT/Gantt charts, critical path method (CPM), budgeting, decision analysis, risk management, and the monitoring and control of projects. MS Project Management software is applied.

Course taught elsewhere

  • ENGR 225 - Engineering Programming
    • Study of the structure, design, and implementation of computer programming for engineering applications; flow diagram representation of efficient algorithms and proper syntax of the C++ computer language