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Zachary L Shafer

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


    20 years of service on submarines as a Nuclear Mechanic, retired from active duty. I have four children that I endeavor to set a good example for and be worthy of their respect.

    Research Interests

    I am interested in researching anything honestly.  I am trying to expand my experience base and learn new things. 


    • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Sophomore, The university of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • NNPTC in Charleston South Carolina - Basic Navy Nuke Training

    Awards and Recognitions

    • Meritorious Unit Citation
    • Naval Achievement Medal (three times)
    • Battle E (two times)


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