Faculty and Staff Profiles

Chris Powless
Local Tech Support Prvdr II, ITS Desktop and Smart Tech Support
Email: apowless@memphis.edu
Office Location: Ellington Hall Room 101
Office Hours: Monday Thru Friday 7:00 AM thru 3:30 PM
Personal Homepage: http://www.memphis.edu/biology/biotech.php
Honors/Awards
  • Tiger SpotLight (nominated by Dr. V. Murrell) - University of Memphis - 2014
  • Tiger Spotlight (nominated by Dr. Alka Sharma) - University of Memphis - 2013
  • Tiger Spotlight (nominated by Jennifer Williams) - University of Memphis - 2013
  • Tiger Spotlight (nominated by Catrina Harris) - University of Memphis - 2013
  • Nominee, LSP of the Year - University of Memphis/ITD - 2012
  • Recognition for Innovative Technology Excellence - University of Memphis/ITD - 2011
  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Service - College of Arts and Science - 2001
  • Inducted - Outstanding Young Women of America - 1987

Student Advising/Mentoring

  • International Business - Charles Kennedy - 2015
  • Air Force ROTC - Adrian Ross - 2015
  • Geology - William Simco - 2015
  • Biology - Zane Gillespie - 2016
  • Engineering - Logan Snellings - 2016

Creative Activities

  • Women of Achievement Selection Committee Member - 2014 -   -  
  • accepted as instructor iTunesU - Dec 2013 -   -  
  • statistical package customization - 2003-2004 - Gladys Porter Zoo - Valley Zoological Society

Outreach

  • MissionPossible - Community - 2014 - Grant Funded
  • NewHope4you2 - Community - 2010-2011 - Grant Funded
Service
  • University of Memphis - Founder, PIT-Crew - 2013-present
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate Executive Committee - 2012
  • University of Memphis - Facilities and Services Committee - 2012
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate Election Committee - 2012
  • University of Memphis - Dept of Biological Science Communication Committee - 2010-present
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate Issues and Review Committee, Chair - 2002-2003
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate Issues and Review Committee - 2001-2002
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate By-Laws Committee - 2001-2002
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate By-Laws Committee - 2002-2003
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate Executive Committee - 2001-2002
  • University of Memphis - Staff Senate Executive Committee - 2002-2003
Consulting
  • EduPad - 2012-present
Appendix B - Student Advising/Mentoring
  • The following students were engaged as Graduate Assistants or Lead Supervisors under my direction leading to the following careers:
  • Sgt. Benjamin B. Kemker, was graduated 2012, secured position as LAN supervisor at International Paper
  • Sainadh Nimmagadda, was graduated 2010, secured position as Sr. Oracle Application developer at Cisco Systems
  • Ravi Konda, was graduated 2009, secured position as EAI-TIBCO Technical Architect at HP Enterprise Services