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Dr. Russell J. Deaton

Kanuri Professor of Engineering and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Administration

Phone
(901) 678-2175
Email
rjdeaton@memphis.edu
Fax
(901) 678-5469
Office
Engineering Science 206
Office Hours

Dr. Russell J. Deaton

Professor Deaton served on the EECE faculty from 1992 - 2000. He returned as Department Chair in 2012. He teaches Electronics, Programming, Nanotechnology, and Projects courses. Professor Deaton has won numerous awards for his teaching, research, and service. His research is focused on the algorithmic self-assembly of nanomaterials. 

Education

BA in English from University of North Carolina
BSEE from Memphis State University
MSEE from Duke University
PhD from Duke University

Experience

Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Administration, Herff College of Engineering, The University of Memphis, 8/12-
Professor, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, The University of Arkansas, 9/03-8/12.
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, The University of Arkansas, 9/00-8/03.
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Memphis, 9/98-8/00. 
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, The University of Memphis, 8/92-8/98.
Member of the Technical Sta, IPSD, General Electric Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC, 8/87-9/88
Process Engineer, CICD, General Electric Corp., RTP, NC, 9/85-8/87.Process Engineer, Fab 5, UTC-Mostek, Dallas, TX, 6/84-8/85.

 

Honors and Awards

Tennessee Art Education Association Special Needs Art Educator of the Year, 2013
Nominated for the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award. 2013
Honorable Mention in TAEA Juried Exhibition, Belmont University, Nashville TN, 2012

Research and Scholarly Activities

Research Interests

Teaching interests: Health Law, Torts, ERISA, Food & Drug Law

Publications

State Mandated Disability Insurance as Salve to the Consumer Bankruptcy Imbroglio, 2011 BYU L. Rev 1327 (2011) Regulating Health and Wealth (Forthcoming) Cardozo Law Review (2013)
Representative Publications: State Mandated Disability Insurance as Salve to the Consumer Bankruptcy Imbroglio, 2011 BYU L. Rev 1327 (2011) Regulating Health and Wealth (Forthcoming) Cardozo Law Review (2013)
Journals: State Mandated Disability Insurance as Salve to the Consumer Bankruptcy Imbroglio, 2011 BYU L. Rev 1327 (2011) Regulating Health and Wealth (Forthcoming) Cardozo Law Review (2013)

Regional Lectures

Heise, D. (2005). Differentiation of Instruction in the ArtRoom. Invited lecture at the Shelby Co Schools Art Teacher Inservice, Southwest Community College, Memphis, TN, 2005.

Invitational and/or Juried Exhibitions

Heise, D. (2014). Premonition II. National Art Education Association Women's Caucus Art Exhibition.

Public Service

Co-presenter at “Si Se Puede” Latino Youth Leadership Conference, UGA, GA – 2006
Organized art auction for the Tennille Family that raised over $4,000.00 – 2006
Co-curated photographic exhibition with Travis Linville at the Old Capitol

Campus Organizations

GC&SU
Soar Mentor 2005 – present
Search Committee for a Director Of Institutional Equity 2005

Grants

Submitted Fostering Resilience Through Art and Literacy for Families Who are Homeless. A $9,000 grand co-authored with Dr. Laurie MacGilivray to the Peyton Foundation, 2012

Resources

Advising

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Graduate Students

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Support

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Service

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