Chris Cox came to UTC in July 2019 from Clemson University where he was a professor and chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department.  In his final year at Clemson the Department transitioned to the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, with Dr. Cox as the Acting Director.

He has taught courses at all levels, from freshman calculus through graduate level numerical analysis. Dr. Cox's research interests are primarily in the area of modeling of fluid flows, including filtration and polymer processing, often using finite element methods.