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In Memoriam: Dr. Jesse H. Poore

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
EECS Main Office
Min H. Kao Building, Room 401
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-3461
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Economical production of high-quality software
  • Federal software policy


  • Ph.D. 1970, Information and Computer Science, Georgia Tech


Dr. Poore came to the University of Tennessee in 1986 as chair of the Department of Computer Science and served as director of the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Science Alliance from 2000-2011. As a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Dr. Poore’s research focused on the economical production of high-quality software. Dr. Poore passed away in April 2012.

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