The laboratory coordinator performs a number of functions including:

  • Assisting faculty in coordinating general chemistry labs
  • Scheduling and training teaching assistants
  • Overseeing operation of equipment and chemical stockrooms
  • Maintaining chemical instrumentation


Gene Mullins received a B.S.-Chemistry in 1979 and a M.S.-Chemistry in 2007, both from Tennessee Tech University.  He worked for Fleetguard, Inc. from 1979 to 2004.  His responsibilities there included research and development in elastomers, polymers, filtration media, and instrumental analysis of engine fluids and filter materials.  Gene raced the red/white MGB on the right side of the photograph.  Gene is also a “Lab” coordinator at home.

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