Dr. Gary McDonald, from left, Mike Jones, Jr., Dr. Bill Stacy, Dr. Chuck Margraves, Dr. Greg Sedrick and Bill Gautier stand with honoree Dr. Mike Jones, center, during his retirement reception from the College of Engineering and Computer Science.


Dr. Michael H. Jones has retired from UTC after 42 years in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. His work as teacher and mentor to literally thousands of students has had a lasting positive impact on their lives and the life of CECS.

Dr. Jones  began his career as the college’s Director of Freshman Engineering, where he served for more than 20 years, coordinating advisement and orientation for all freshmen and transfer students and organizing and compiling course schedules for the entire college. With his help, the college’s Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering programs obtained program accreditation.

Over  his career, he received more than 20 outstanding teaching awards, including Student Government Association Teacher of the Year.

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5 Comments » for Reception honors retirement of longtime mechanical engineering professor
  1. Nic Crider says:

    Doc Jones is one of the best people I have ever met.

  2. Tim Abney says:

    Dr. Jones,
    Congratulations and thank you. A great professor, and man and not a bad basketball player back in the day

  3. Mark Gilbert says:

    Congratulations Dr. Jones! Your Tennessee Jones test questions were the most memorable.

  4. Chris Tipps says:

    Congratulations Dr. Jones! It is a honor to be able to say I had you as my professor! I enjoyed your classes immensely! I really enjoyed the wind tunnel project in Advanced Fluid Dynamics!

  5. Todd Styles says:

    Congratulations Dr. Jones! I enjoyed your classes immensely, your enthusiasm for teaching and your engaging attitude made the time I spent with you most memorable.