Dean Hansen

Assistant Vice President, Physical Plant

Dean is a registered professional engineer with more than 20 years of experience in construction, engineering, and facilities management. Prior to joining the University of Memphis, he was a Civil Engineer Corps Officer in the United States Navy, where he helped build and manage the Navy's shore facility infrastructure at various Navy installations worldwide. Most recently, he served as the Public Works Officer of Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, where he led 200 civilian employees in support of a $2.1 billion physical plant comprised of 30,000 acres with 1,014 buildings and structures totaling over 8.5 million sq ft. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Brigham Young University and holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.