About Kathleen “Kathy” Drevik

kathleen-kathy-drevik-knoxville-profileKathleen “Kathy” Drevik of Knoxville, TN

Kathleen “Kathy” Drevik was born in Knoxville, TN and attended the University of Tennessee graduating in 1989 with a BSEE degree and then went on to complete coursework for an MSEE. She has been trained in Internal Audit Training (EMERGO) , AAMI Risk Management for Medical Device Manufacturers, Lean Manufacturing Training at CPS Innovations, and Basic six-sigma courses at Bechtel Power.

Her recent positions include:

Senior Control Systems Engineer
Bechtel Corporation
October 2015 – Present (1 year 2 months)Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Industrial Electronics, Inc.
July 2015 – October 2015 (4 months)
ISO documentation for traceability of product

Quality Systems Engineer
ABT Molecular Imaging, Inc.
March 2010 – July 2015 (5 years 5 months)Knoxville, Tennessee Area
Document Control (engineering changes)
Quality Systems
Nonconforming Materials
CAPAs and Complaints
Design History Records 
outsourcing projects
Production assistance


Kathy has been very active in the industry. These activities include:
• Vice-Chair of the IEEE Region 3 Membership Development Committee (1998-1999)
• Chairperson of Oak Ridge Section, IEEE (1998-2000)

• Member, Region 3 Professional Activities Operations Committee (1998 – 2000)

• Editor of the IEEE East Tennessee and Oak Ridge sections newsletter, “The Communicator” (1994 – 2000)
• Member of Advisory Committee for the UTK Department of Electrical Engineering (1999)

• Vice-Chair of Oak Ridge Section, IEEE (1994-1995 and 1997-1998)

• Successful EIT Examination (1992)
• Active in the UTK Student Branch of the IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society (1988-1990)
• Editor-in-Chief of the UTK IEEE Student Branch magazine Common Ground (1989 edition)
Kathy has received the following honors:

• Recipient of the Richard E. Merwin Scholarship, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society

• Member of Phi Kappa Phi (1989), Tau Beta Pi (1989) and Eta Kappa Nu (1988)
You may also want to check out Kathleen Drevik’s blog about tech in the Knoxville area.

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