Topics include:

  • Personal Profiles;
  • Engineering Research;
  • Limb Loss and Limb Difference;
  • Smoky Mountains;
  • Poetry;
  • The Arts

My full portfolio can be found on Contently.

Joy Harjo’s New Poetry Collection Brings Native Issues to the Forefront

Harjo, pictured at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. (Carlo Allegri / Getty Images)

Publication: Smithsonian.com


A Future in Fusion: The Race to Harness the Next Generation of Nuclear Power

Publication: Source, 2019, a publication of the Nuclear Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee


America’s Changing Transportation Landscape

Publication: The Cornerstone, 2019, a publication of the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee.


Genetic Algorithms: Where Evolutionary Biology Meets Genetic Engineering

Publication: Source, 2019, a publication of the Nuclear Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee.

Computer modeling helps show one possible organization of the FNS design.

The Coolest Couple on YouTube

Publication: Amplitude Magazine, 2019, a publication for amputees and people with limb loss.


Fire on the Mountain: What It’s Really Like to Be Caught in a Wildfire

Publication: Knoxville Mercury, 2017, a now shuttered award-winning independent newspaper in the Greater Knoxville region.


David Higgins: Technical Meets Flexible and Makes Beautiful

Publication: Silkworm, 2017, a publication of Silk Painters International. (See pages 15-19)


Protecting the Natural Sounds and Night Skies of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Publication: Knoxville Mercury, 2016, a now shuttered award-winning independent newspaper in the Greater Knoxville region.