Adam Trowbridge, Adjunct Professor in the UTC Department of Art (Photo and Media Art), has had his panel entitled “Limited Set: Generative Intersections of Theater and Artificial Life” accepted for the 2010 CAA (College Art Association) national conference being held in Chicago. His performance work, “Hole of Society: On The Passage of a Small Dog through a Rather Shallow Amount of Water” was recently selected for Low Lives, a one-night exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at three venues in the U.S.: FiveMyles, Brooklyn; Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami; and labotanica, Houston in partnership with Project Row Houses.

 

 

Karen Adsit, Grayson H. Walker Teaching Resource Center:

Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Reviewer

Adsit, Karen I. & Barrett, K. (March 2009). Creating the future by looking at the past: Teaching & learning center assessment. Presentation at the annual Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium annual conference. Louisville, KY.

 

 

Mohammad Ahmadi, management, published “Effectiveness of PowerPoint-Based Lectures Across Different Business Disciplines: An Investigation & Implications” Journal of Education for Business March/April 2009. (Co-Authors: Burke and James).

 

 

Jooyong Ahn, music, was awarded a travel grant from U.S. State Department and U.S. Embassy in Argentina to give masterclasses in Buenos Aires, San Martin, Salta, Jujuy, Chascomus, Dolores, Berisso and Bahia Blanca in June and July 2009. He also gave two performances with orchestras including the Argentine premiere of UTC faculty Mario Abril’s “Overture for School.” This project was overseeing youth orchestra programs in Argentina which came from Venezuela known as “La sistema.”

 

 

Betsy Alderman, communication:
Publication
“Use of the Eleven Professional Values and Competencies to Evaluate Interns: A Case Study,” first author, published in Insights, the journal of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, Spring 2009.

Presentation
“Pre and Post Writing Test Assessment: Determining Rater Reliability,” first author, accepted for presentation to the Intellectual International Consortium Academic Conference, October 2009.

 

 

Nesli Alp, engineering management, received $50,000 grant from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of East Tennessee as the second payment of $150,000 grant for a three-year period, to support the Construction Management program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. She also has two peer-reviewed papers accepted for the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference in October 2009.

 

 

Kyle Anderson, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Lange, K. and Anderson, W.K. “Using Sensitivity Derivatives for Design and Computing Error Bounds in an Atmospheric Plasma Discharge Simulation,” 61st Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference, October 2008.
2. Anderson, W. Kyle, Karman, Steve L., and Burdyshaw, Chad, “Geometry Parameterization Using Control Grids,” AIAA 2008-Presented at the 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Victoria, BC, September 10-12, 2008.
3. Lange, K. and Anderson, W.K. “Sensitivity Derivatives for Plasma Discharge Simulations.” AIAA-2008-5930. 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, September 2008.
4. Kapadia, S. and Anderson, W.K., “Sensitivity Analysis for Solid Oxide Fuel cells using a Three-Dimensional Numerical Model,” Journal of Power Sources, Volume 189, Issue 2, April, 2009, Pages 1074-1082
5. Kapadia, S., Anderson, W.K., Elliott, L., Burdyshaw, C., “Adjoint-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Error Correction Methods Applied to Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.” (To be published in ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology)
6. Anderson, W.K., Karman, S.L., and Burdyshaw, C., “Geometry Parameterization Method for Multidisciplinary Applications,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 6, June 2009.
7. Kapadia, S., Anderson, W. K., and Burdyshaw, C., “Channel Shape Design of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2009-01, June 2009.

Presentations:
1. Lange, K. and Anderson, K. ‘Using Sensitivity Derivatives for Design and Computing Error Bounds in an Atmospheric Plasma Discharge Simulation,” presented at 61st Gaseous Electronics Conference, Dallas, Tx October, 2008.
2. Anderson, W.K., Karman, S.L., and Burdyshaw, C, “Geometry Parameterizatio Using Control Grids,” paper presented at 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Sep. 10-12, 2008
3. Anderson, W.K., Kapadia, S., and Burdyshaw, C., “Numerical Simulation, Sensitivity Analysis, and Design of Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells,” Invited presentation at the Office of Naval Research Undersea Energy and Propulsion Workshop, Dec. 2008, Southbridge, Mass.

- Appointed as Associate Editor for the AIAA Journal
- Granted Patent 7,546,638 for Automatic Identification and Clean-up of Malicious Computer Code
- Appointed to AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Technical Committee (APA)
- Appointed APA liaison to AIAA Modeling, Grid Generation, and Computing Environments Technical Committee
- Chaired 1 session at AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January, 2009.
- Chaired 2 sessions at AIAA CFD Conference, June, 2009.
- Filled provisional patent application for geometry parameterization method.
- Board of Directors of the Chattanooga Technology Council

 

 

Sybil Baker, English, was Director of the first UTC’s Summer Writers’ Conference held July 25-31. Her linked short story collection, That Girl, was accepted for publication by C&R Press. Her short story, “Moles,” will appear in The Otter Tail Review, Vol. 3 (an anthology) in October 2009.

 

 

Boris Belinskiy, mathematics:
Paper
On Controllability of an Elastic Ring (with S.A. Avdonin and S.A. Ivanov), Applied Mathematics and Optimization 60, No. 1, 71-103 (2009)

Referee report for
J. of Sound and Vibration

Applied Mathematics and Computations

Two reports for Math Reviews

 

 

Michaël Bonnal, economics, has published the following journal articles:
- “Export Performance, Labor Standards and Institutions: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel Data Model,” accepted for publication in Journal for Labor Research, and
- “Economic Growth and Labor Standards: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel Data Model,” accepted for publication in Review of Development Economics.

Bonnal has been invited to give a seminar on “Child Labor, Openness, Human Capital and Technology” as part of the American University of Paris (AUP) Working Paper Series in the Social Sciences (WPS) (www.aup.fr/graduate/mpp-maia/conferences/wpseries.htm). Former WPS events featured Sevket Pamuk, Paul de Grauwe, Daniel Cohen, Stephen Harber, James Angresano, Mike Bordo, Ricardo Hausmann, Lee Alston, Gianfranco Poggi, Michel Wieviorka, Agnes Benassy, among others.

He will attend the Southern Economic Association meetings and present “Higher education opportunities and local employment conditions.” He will also attend the American Economic Association meetings and preside a session on “Energy, Environmental, Regional Economics.”

 

 

Robert Boyer, Patten Performances, has a one-person show of 24 landscape photographs traveling to several venues in Tennessee during fall semester 2009 and spring semester 2010. The first show is at Germantown Performing Arts Center in Memphis, TN from September 14 – November 4. The color and black & white images are from the east Tennessee/western North Carolina mountains and the southwestern United States.

 

 

Roger Briley, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Dweik, Z., Briley, W.R., Swafford, T.W., and Hunt, B., “Computational Study of the Heat Transfer of the Buoyancy-Driven Rotating Cavity with Axial Throughflow of Cooling Air,” GT2009-59978, ASME Turbo EXPO 2009, June 8-12, 2009, Orlando, FL.
2. Dweik, Z., Briley, W.R., Swafford, T.W., and Hunt, B., “Computational Study of the Unsteady Flow Structure of the Buoyancy-Driven Rotating Cavity with Axial Throughflow of Cooling Air,” GT2009-59969, ASME Turbo EXPO 2009, June 8-12, 2009, Orlando, FL.
3. Briley, W. Roger and McDonald, H., “Reflections on the Evolution of Implicit Navier-Stokes Algorithms,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-04, September 2008.
4. Sivakumar, P., Hyams, D.G., Taylor, L.K., and Briley, W.R., “Using Sensitivity Derivatives for the Purpose of Design in a High Pressure Glow Discharge Simulation,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-06, November 2008.

 

 

Scott Bruce, health and human performance, spoke at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 60th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, in June 2009. Topic was entitled: “Easy to Create Clinical Prediction Rules”

Also during the same conference, assisted in a learning laboratory session entitled: “Postural Relationship to Athletic Injuries: Pilates as Prevention”

 

 

Tom Buchanan, sociology, published the following article: “Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health: The Role of Lifestyle, Education, Income, and Wealth” (with Lisa Cubbins, Battelle Memorial Institute) in May, 2009 issue of Sociological Focus.

 

 

Tom Buggey, education:
Research:
Buggey, T., Hoomes, G., Williams, S. & Sherberger, B. (In Press, Focus on Autism). Facilitating social initiations with preschoolers with autism using self-modeling.

Book:
Buggey, T. (2009). Seeing is Believing: Self-modeling Applications with Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. Baltimore; Woodbine House.

Book Chapter:
Buggey, T. (In Press). Video modeling for people with autism. In Prelock, P. & McCauley, R. (Eds.). Effective Interventions for Persons with Autism. Baltimore; Brookes.
Videos:

Video:
Buggey, T., (2009). Yes We Can! II. The Face RTI. TN Department of Education. Video featuring 3 model schools that have instituted the Response to Intervention model.

Presentations:
Oct. 09 – Recent Research in Self-modeling Research with Preschoolers with Autism. Annual CEC Division of Early Childhood Conference, Albuquerque.

Scheduled:
January 2010 – Video Modeling to facilitate language in children with autism. American Speech and Hearing Association’s Annual Online Conference.

April 2010 – Self-modeling uses for persons with autism spectrum disorder – Kansas Dept. of Human Services.

 

 

Chad Burdyshaw, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Kapadia, S., Anderson, W. K., and Burdyshaw, C., “Channel Shape Design of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2009-01, June 2009.

 

 

Susanne Burgess, Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, will present “An Integrated Approach to Music and Reading: Building Expressive Readers and Singers” at the Greek Society for Music Education in Athens, Greece in October 2009. The lesson demonstration will introduce a conceptual framework for planning and delivering integrated instruction that endeavors to build student fluency, expression and comprehension in both areas of instruction.

 

 

Rebecca Cook, English, was a Margaret Bridgman Scholar in Fiction at the 2009 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

 

 

Amy Doolittle, social work, was invited to submit a chapter to be included in the appendix of the book Crossroads: Essays on a Christ-Centered Approach to Benevolence (2010). The chapter, “Service-Learning Outcomes at a Faith-Based Institution of Higher Education,” was accepted and has just been published in the book by Cengage Learning.

 

 

Gene Ezell, health and human performance, has co-authored a textbook, Teaching Today’s Health, 9th edition, for Benjamin Cummings Publishing, San Francisco, California. The text is used in at least one college in each of the 50 states, and has been translated for use in Taiwan.

 

 

Bento Lobo, Christi Wann, and John Fulmer published an article titled “Managing Late Payments for International Sales” in the September/October 2009 edition of The Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance.

 

 

Bento Lobo, Christi Wann, and John Fulmer, business, published an article title “Managing Late Payments for International Sales” in the September/October 2009 edition of The Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance.

 

 

Elizabeth Gailey, communication. Conference paper: “We’re all Corporate Whores Here”: Memory and Threatened Masculinity in AMC’s ‘Mad Men’,” National Women’s Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 12-15, 2009

 

 

Martina Harris, nursing, was awarded the Mary B. Jackson Professorship. She was selected to participate in the 2009 Air Force Recruiting Service Health Professionals Tour held in San Antonio, Texas. She also attended a conference in which she presented a poster.

 

 

Martina Harris, nursing, continues to serve as Project Director of the UTC School of Nursing Workforce Diversity grant -DREAMWork, (Diversity Recruitment and Education to Advance Minorities in the nursing Workforce) DREAMWork Nursing Diversity Grant. The total grant award is $912,028, secured from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant is now in year three year.

 

 

Gregory W. Heath, health and human performance, accomplished the following during 2009:

Awarded: The 2009 Charles C. Shepard Science Award, 1st Place in the Prevention and Control category, awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Co-Author, Cost Effectiveness of Community-based Physical Activity Interventions, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Presented: “Overview of the Physical Activity Guidelines For Americans” at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, April, 2009 and at the annual meetings of the American College of Sports Medicine, June, 2009;

“The Cost-Effectiveness of Community-based Interventions to Promote Physical Activity” at the Institute for Nutrition of Central America and Panama’s 60th Anniversary Symposium, Guatemala City, Guatemala, C.A. – August 21-22, 2009.

Published:
Heath GW. Physical activity epidemiology. In: Exploring Exercise Science. Wilson, Gregory (Ed) McGraw-Hill, NY, NY, 2009, pp. 170-181.

Heath GW. Behavioral approaches to physical activity promotion. In: Clinical Exercise Physiology, second edition. Ehrman JK, Gordon PM, Visich PS, and Keteyian SJ (Eds) Human Kinetics, Champaign-Urbana, 2009, pp. 17-30.

Heath GW and Brown DW. Recommended levels of physical activity and health-related quality of life among overweight and obese adults in the United States: 2005. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2009;6(4):403-411.

Heath GW. Physical activity transitions and chronic disease. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Jul 2009; vol. 3: pp. 27S – 31S.

Roux L, Pratt M, Tengs TO, Yore MM, Yanagawa TL, Van Den Bos J, Rutt C, Brownson RC, Powell KE, Heath G, Kohl HW 3rd, Teutsch S, Cawley J, Lee IM, West L, Buchner DM. Cost effectiveness of community-based physical activity interventions. Am J Prev Med. Dec. 2008;35(6):578-88.

 

 

Christopher Hensley, criminal justice, co-wrote the following journal article that was published in 2009: Recurrent childhood animal cruelty: Is there a relationship to adult recurrent interpersonal violence? Criminal Justice Review, 34(2), 248-257.

 

 

Daniel Hyams, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Sivakumar, P., Hyams, D.G., Taylor, L.K., and Briley, W.R., “Using Sensitivity Derivatives for the Purpose of Design in a High Pressure Glow Discharge Simulation,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-06, November 2008.
2. Wilson, R., Lei, J., Karman, Jr., S., Hyams, D., Sreenivas, K., Taylor, L., and Whitfield D., 2008, “Simulation of Large Amplitude Ship Motions for Prediction of Fluid-Structure Interaction,” Proceedings of the 27th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 5-10 Oct. 2008.

 

 

Debbie Ingram, physical therapy, was the invited speaker for the summer graduation doctoral hodding ceremony at Georgia State University. She also represented the Education Section of the American Physical Therapy Association at the annual Government Affairs Forum in Washington, DC.

 

 

Richard Jackson, English, published 17 poems in Crab Orchard Review (So Illinois U), Salt Hill (Syracuse U), Superstition Review (AZ State U), CutThroat (Durango, Co), Indiana Review (U of Indiana), Chattahoochee Review (Georgia), Consonance (NYC), New Ohio Review (Ohio U), A Remembered State (Prague), Cerise (Paris), Prairie Schooner (U Nebraska), Brilliant Corners (Pennsylvania), and Poetry Daily (online anthology).

He gave readings of his work at Vermont College, University of Iowa, Fort Lewis College (Durango), also conducting workshops in all three places, and Poet’s House (NYC). He has been invited to give readings at the AWP National Convention in Denver and The Slovene Literature Society/Ugly Duckling Press Program in NYC where he will also introduce a Slovene Poetry anthology he wrote the introduction for. He was featured in Citiscope and the UTC Alumni Publication. He is directing the bi-annual Meacham Writers’ Workshops and participated in UTC’s first Writers’ Conference (reading, workshop). In May he took a group of UTC students to Tuscany for a series of workshops and cultural experiences. He is editing Poetry Miscellany for the 39th year, and is a contributing editor for the Pushcart Prize Anthology. He is the winner of the 2009 AWP George Garrett Prize for teaching and Arts promotion. His 10th book of poems, Resonance, is due out from Ashland Poetry Press (Ashland, OH)at the end of the semester.

 

 

M. Jaynes, English, has published several new pieces, been invited to three conferences, and received the following award:

His paper “Meat and Porn: An Ecofeminist Perspective” was accepted to the third annual Global Studies Conference to be hosted by Pusan National University, South Korea, June 21-23 2010. He has also been invited to speak at the conference.

His article “Animal Defense, Earth Defense, Ecofeminism: Compassionate Bedfellows” was published in EarthFirst!: The Radical Environmental Journal Volume 29 number 3 pps. 20, 21.

His story “Confessions of a Recovering Reckless Hypochondriac” was published in the Spring 2009 issue of Wordriver Literary Review published by the University of Nevada at Las Vegas

He has been invited to Portland State University’s 2010 Let Live Festival to speak on Ecofeminism and the animal advocacy movement in the United States.

He has also been invited to the National Animal Rights Convention hosted by the Farm Animal Rights Movement to be held in Washington D.C., in the summer of 2010.

He was awarded the English Department’s Special Award for Scholarship by the Department Head.

He was asked to submit regular columns for the progressive Four Corners Magazine published in Sedona, Arizona.

He was featured as a “Person to Watch” by the Chattanooga Times Free Press for his newly designed Women’s Studies course, “Activist Ecofeminism.”

His book review of Mike Hudak’s “Western Turf Wars: The Politics of Public Lands Ranching” was published in Paragon Earth and Paragon Magazine

 

 

Jessica Westbrook, art, has had her independent research/work selected for the following projects/programs in 2009: Syzygy at The Lab, San Francisco, CA, Pulling Back the Curtain Axiom Center for New and Experimental Media, Jamaica Plain, MA, INHABIT at SoFA Gallery Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, The Way We Are/A Museum of Now NXNW Festival, Manchester, UK, 10 Seconds Video Festival at the Soap Box, Minneapolis, MN, Screengrab: Intervention at the School of Creative Arts, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD Australia, Materialization Deborah Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, and Images of The Apocalypse at the Welch Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. Her work was also featured in a write up “Jessica Westbrook General Assembly,” by Christien Garcia in Static 8: General; Journal of the London Consortium with Architectural Association, Birkbeck College (University of London), the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Science Museum and Tate.

 

 

Sagar Kapadia, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Kapadia, S. and Anderson, W.K., “Sensitivity Analysis for Solid Oxide Fuel cells using a Three-Dimensional Numerical Model,” Journal of Power Sources, Volume 189, Issue 2, April, 2009, Pages 1074-1082
2. Kapadia, S., Anderson, W.K., Elliott, L., Burdyshaw, C., “Adjoint-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Error Correction Methods Applied to Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.” (To be published in ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology)
3. Kapadia, S., Anderson, W. K., and Burdyshaw, C., “Channel Shape Design of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2009-01, June 2009.
4. Sagar Kapadia, “Sensitivity Analysis of Three-Dimensional Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Model,” at the 6th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Denver, June 16-18, 2008.

Presentation:
1. S. Kapadia, W.K. Anderson, and C. Burdyshaw, “Channel shape design of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, 7th International ASME Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June 8 – 10, 2009.

 

 

Steve Karman, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. “F-16XL Geometry and Computational Grids Used in Cranked-Arrow Wing Aerodynamics Project International”, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Volume 46, Number 2, pp. 369-376, March-April 2009
2. “Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Solutions for the CAWAPI F-16XL Using Different Hybrid Grids”, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Volume 46, Number 2, pp. 409-422, March-April 2009
3. “Geometry Parameterization Method for Multidisciplinary Applications”, AIAA Journal, Volume 47, Number 6, pp. 1568-1578, June 2009.

Presentation/papers
1. “Hierarchical Unstructured Mesh Generation with General Cutting for Free Surface Simulations”, 27th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, October 2008.
2. “Unstructured Elliptic Smoothing Revisited”, AIAA-2009-1362, January 2009.
3. “CFD Modeling of F-35 Using Hybrid Unstructured Meshes”, AIAA-2009-3662, June 2009.

Professional Organization:
Chairman of the Meshing, Visualization and Computational Environments Technical Committee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

- Appointed for a 2 year term on the organizing committee for the International Meshing Roundtable technical conference held in October each year. The term ends in October 2009.

 

 

Joseph Kizza, engineering and computer science:

1.Keynote: “(Inter)net Neutrality: Your Voice Matters”, at the 4th Annual International Conference on Computing and ICT Research, – SREC2009

2. Keynote: “Implementing Security in Sensor Networks”, at the 3nd Annual International Conference on Computing and ICT Research, – SREC2008.

BOOKS:

3. J. M. Kizza. Guide to Computer Network Security. Springer-Verlag, 2009. London, UK

4. J.M. Kizza, Janet Aisbett, Greg Gibson, Anthony J. Rodridges, Revi Nath and Gerald R. Renardel (Editors). Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research: Strengthening the Role of ICT in Development. Fountain Publishers, Kampala, Uganda, 2008.

RESEARCH:

5. Summer ‘09 USAF Faculty Fellowship – Rome New York.

6. IASP U.S. Department of Defense grant to support scholarships at UTC in the Information Assurance (IA) program.

JOURNAL WORK:

7. Editor –in-Chief for the International Journal of Computing and ICT Research (IJCIR)
8. Member Editorial Board:
? International Journal of Emerging Mechanical Engineering Technology
? African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Development.
? International Cyber crimes Journal Society of Productivity Enhancements (ISPE)
? International Journal of Information Science (IJIS)

 

 

David Levine, physical therapy, was appointed editor of the textbook Gait Analysis: An Introduction. The 5th edition will be published in 2010. The textbook title for this and future editions will be changed to Whittle’s Gait Analysis: An Introduction, in honor of Michael Whittle, a UTC Professor from 1990-2005.

 

 

Phillip Andrew Lewis, Adam Trowbridge, and Jessica Westbrook, art, work collaboratively on interdisciplinary art+technology projects under the name TEH. This year TEH has been invited by Sewanee (The University of The South), Western Kentucky University, and Fort Point Boston, to develop and implement site based installations using simulation, sound, and responsive technology. This new work will push the boundaries of cultural expectations and perception through the use of art, science, and electronics.

 

 

Brendon McDermott, health and human performance:

McDermott BP, Casa DJ, O’Connor FG, Adams WB, Armstrong LE, Brennan AH, Lopez RM, Stearns RL, Troyanos C, Yeargin SW. Cold-water Dousing with Ice Massage to Treat Exertional Heat Stroke: A Case Series. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009;80:720-722.

 

 

Henry McDonald, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Briley, W. Roger and McDonald, H., “Reflections on the Evolution of Implicit Navier-Stokes Algorithms,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-04, September 2008.

 

 

Jonathan McNair, music, was awarded a “MakeWork” project grant from Create Here, in Chattanooga. The project, titled “Tennessee Valley Voices,” involves the creation of two new works: (1) for baritone voice and string quartet; and (2) for tenor or soprano voice, viola, and harp. These new works, along with other music involving the same performers, will be presented in a regional concert tour in the winter of 2010.

 

 

Jonathan McNair, music, was awarded a residency in music composition at the Ucross Foundation ranch in Wyoming, Oct. 26-Nov. 20, 2009.

 

 

Jonathan McNair, music, was awarded a residency in music composition for the month of September, at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, located in northeast Georgia.

 

 

Jonathan McNair, music, will present his recent work Digressions, for violin and piano, at the National Conference of the College Music Society, in Portland, Oregon, Oct. 23, 2009. The performers will be Corinne Stillwell and Heidi Williams, both from Florida State University.

Digressions was also presented at the Southern Chapter CMS conference, in Orlando, on Feb. 27, 2009, and was awarded Honorable Mention in a national competition held by the Music Teachers National Association.

 

 

Jonathan McNair, music, had an original work performed by the Knox-Galesburg Symphony, in Galesburg, Illinois, April 25, 2009. Beachspring, for small orchestra, was commissioned in 1999 by Ballet Tennessee for its Millenium Nutcracker production, and opened the final concert of the season for the Knox-Galesburg Symphony, conducted by Bruce Polay. Both the orchestra and Maestro Polay have been recognized with awards from the Illinois Council of Orchestras.

 

 

Jonathan McNair, music, was invited to review two music theory textbooks in 2009 for Oxford University Press in preparation for possible new editions of the books. OUP asked for extensive comments on The Complete Musician, by Steven Laitz, and From Sound to Symbol, by Michael Houlihan.

 

 

Susan Giesemann North, English, participated in Science and Its Publics Workshop at the Rhetoric Society of America’s Third Biennial Summer Institute at Pennsylvania State University in June 2009. She presented a working paper entitled “VP, Candidate, Private Citizen: Al Gore’s changing role in the Climate Change Debate.”

She also presented a paper entitled “The Stoic Background of Francis Bacon’s Rhetoric and Natural Philosophy” at the XVIIth Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in July 2009.

 

 

Gregory O’Dea, English and University Honors Program, directed two separate workshops in medical humanities for the Georgia and Tennessee state chapters of the American College of Physicians (November 2008 and March 2009, respectively). Each three-day workshop drew national-level audiences, enrolling 50-60 participants and treating the themes of “Solitude” and “Images of the Physician” through reading and analysis, lectures, small group discussion sessions, and small group writing activities. In October 2008, he delivered the annual Elie Magnuson Lecture on Literature and Science at Kentucky Wesleyan College, entitled “Alter Egos: Science and Monstrosity in Nineteenth-Century Literature.” In April 2009, O’Dea also served on the faculty of the American College of Physicians at its national meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, presenting a medical humanities workshop course on “Unexpected Outcomes.”

 

 

John Phillips, philosophy and religion, presented the paper “Hiding Plato: Platonists’ Attempts to Conceal Plato’s Doctrine” this past summer at the International Society of Neoplatonic Studies Conference in Krakow, Poland. With John Finamore, he will be co-editing a volume of select papers from the Conference. An article, “Plotinus on the Generation of Matter”, is forthcoming in The International Journal of the Platonic Tradition. Another paper, “The Ancient Histories of Platonism”, has been selected for inclusion in a volume co-edited by Jan Opsomer and Mark Beck.

 

 

Lynn Purkey, foreign languages and literatures, will present two conferences papers, “History as Fiction: The Civil War in Alberti’s Noche de guerra en el Museo del Prado and ‘Mi última visita al Museo del Prado’” in “History and Fiction” Conference, Carrollton, Georgia, Nov. 12-14, 2009, and “El tiempo chejoviano en García Lorca” in “XXXV Congreso Anual de Literaturas Hispánicas,” Indiana, Pennsylvania, Oct. 16-17, 2009.

 

 

Irven Resnick, philosophy and religion, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to reprise his five-week university faculty summer institute, “Representations of the ‘Other’: Jews in Medieval Christendom.” The program, from 6 July–11 August 2010, will convene at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, a recognized independent center of Oxford University. For more information, see http://www.utc.edu/NEH.
Resnick was also invited by the Swiss National Science Foundation to serve as a consultant this year to review grant proposals.
Resnick also published “La portée historique du Dialogue contre les juifs de Petrus Alfonsi,” Cahiers de judaisme 25(2009): 83-101.

 

 

Kittrell Rushing, history. The University of Tennessee Press this fall is releasing the history department’s Kit Rushing’s latest effort to mine the UTC Special Collections of the Lupton Library. The work, Reminiscences of an Old Georgia Lawyer, is a reprise of Judge Garnett Andrews’ 1870 memoir and includes an introduction placing the judge in a broad historical context of politics, the law, and slavery from the early 19th century through the early years of Reconstruction. The work includes the Judge’s memories of the earliest days of Georgia’s legal system and his tales from years as a circuit riding lawyer and judge. Among other pieces included in the book are the judge’s 1850 letter outlining his position on slavery and the California and territorial controversy, an 1851 speech to the Georgia Agricultural Association in which he condemns land abuse by Georgia’s white settlers, and Andrews’ letter accepting the Georgia Whigs’ 1855 gubernatorial nomination. The work is Rushing’s third publication focusing on the Andrews family of Washington, Georgia, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. (http://utpress.org/a/searchdetails.php?jobno=T01278&authorsm=Rushing,%20S.%20Kittrell)

 

 

Christine Ryan, Lupton Library, served on the Tenn-Share Statewide Resource Sharing Board of Directors as Past President in 2009, which resulted in her appointment to the Tennessee State Library and Archives’ Advisory Council on Libraries. She was also appointed as 2009-10 Co-Chair of the Tenn-Share Membership Committee (with Sandy Oelschlegel of Preston Medical Center and the UT Graduate School of Medicine).

Christine Ryan, Lupton Library, co-presented at the national conference of the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) in 2009 on the topic of Online Serials Access X-Game: Surviving a vendor change for online serials access and thriving! with Rose Nelson, Colorado Alliance for Research Libraries.

 

 

Charlene Simmons, communication, will have her article “Dear Radio Broadcaster: Fan Mail as a Form of Perceived Interactivity” published in the September 2009 issue of Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. She also presented two papers at the August 2009 Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Boston, MA. The papers were entitled:
- “Weaving a Web within the Web: Corporate Consolidation of the Web, 1999-2008″
- “Converging Competitors?: Board Interlocks in the Changing Media Landscape.”

 

 

Pradeep Sivakumar, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Sivakumar, P., Hyams, D.G., Taylor, L.K., and Briley, W.R., “Using Sensitivity Derivatives for the Purpose of Design in a High Pressure Glow Discharge Simulation,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-06, November 2008.

 

 

Kidambi Sreenivas, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Sreenivas, K., Taylor, Lafayette K., Briley, W. Roger, “Unsteady Flow Simulations for an Aerotonomy-Designed Synthetic-Jet Airfoil,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2009-02-R, June 2009.
2. Wilson, R., Lei, J., Karman, Jr., S., Hyams, D., Sreenivas, K., Taylor, L., and Whitfield D., 2008, “Simulation of Large Amplitude Ship Motions for Prediction of Fluid-Structure Interaction,” Proceedings of the 27th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 5-10 Oct. 2008.

 

 

Rebecca St. Goar, music, has been appointed to the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Tennessee State Board at its inception. Tennessee will begin to have its own state meetings and student auditions. St. Goar will also produce the state NATS Newsletter.

 

 

Christopher Stuart, English, edited an anthology of critical essays, entitled New Essays on Life Writing and the Body, for which he also wrote the introduction, and which was published by Cambridge Scholars Press, summer 2009.

 

 

Felicia B. Sturzer, foreign languages and literatures, is on the Editorial Boards of XVIII–New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century and Women In French Studies.

 

 

Tim Swafford, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Dweik, Z., Briley, W.R., Swafford, T.W., and Hunt, B., “Computational Study of the Heat Transfer of the Buoyancy-Driven Rotating Cavity with Axial Throughflow of Cooling Air,” GT2009-59978, ASME Turbo EXPO 2009, June 8-12, 2009, Orlando, FL.
2. Dweik, Z., Briley, W.R., Swafford, T.W., and Hunt, B., “Computational Study of the Unsteady Flow Structure of the Buoyancy-Driven Rotating Cavity with Axial Throughflow of Cooling Air,” GT2009-59969, ASME Turbo EXPO 2009, June 8-12, 2009, Orlando, FL.

 

 

Steven Symes, chemistry, has been selected to serve on the Curation and Analysis Planning Team for Extraterrestrial Materials. CAPTEM meets twice a year and oversees the curation and distribution, for scientific study, of all extraterrestrial samples collected by NASA. These include samples from the Apollo missions as well as the Stardust and Genesis missions. In addition, the committee provides direct input to the National Research Council regarding science and mission priorities for the coming decade.

He has also been selected to serve as a panelist reviewer for NASA’s Mars Fundamental Research Program. The panel will meet for 1 week in October to review multi-year proposals from the nation’s leading planetary scientists.

 

 

Lafe Taylor, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Sivakumar, P., Hyams, D.G., Taylor, L.K., and Briley, W.R., “Using Sensitivity Derivatives for the Purpose of Design in a High Pressure Glow Discharge Simulation,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-06, November 2008.
2. Wilson, R., Lei, J., Karman, Jr., S., Hyams, D., Sreenivas, K., Taylor, L., and Whitfield D., 2008, “Simulation of Large Amplitude Ship Motions for Prediction of Fluid-Structure Interaction,” Proceedings of the 27th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 5-10 Oct. 2008.

 

 

Valerie A. Taylor, Diane Halstead, and Paula J. Haynes, marketing & entrepreneurship, conducted research investigating consumer responses to marketer provided religious symbols in the marketplace and marketers’ motivation for providing these symbols. The research, lead by Valerie Taylor, is forthcoming in two publications. “Consumer Responses to Christian Religious Symbols in Advertising” will appear in a top marketing journal, The Journal of Advertising. “Service Provider Use of Christian Religious Messages in Yellow Pages Advertising” will appear in Advertising & Society Review.

 

 

Adam Trowbridge and Jessica Westbrook, art, collaborate on projects and have been hired by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee to design and develop an interactive animation game/application for the Martin ArtQuest learning center. This application will introduce users to the concepts of imagining stories, creating scenes, and building animations using images. Trowbridge and Westbrook are developing the application technology, interface, and user experience and have consulted with the Frist on the build out of the physical exhibit design.

 

 

Ron Ulen, music, has been active as a performer in concert and opera. He has been asked to give master classes in voice and opera as well as being invited to serve on the jury for various vocal competitions. His performances and activities of the past several months have included the following:

• Sang the role of Peter in “Hansel and Gretel” with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera
• Judged the Southern Region NATS – NATSAA auditions for Professional Level Performers
• Gave a recital on the Guest Artist Series at Eastern Tennessee State University (ETSU)
• Gave a recital for Smokey Mountains Music Teacher Association
• Judged Mid-South Region NATS – NATSAA auditions (Professional Level Performers)
• Gave master classes at the Opera Accademia Donizetti in Milan, Italy
• Sang performances as Musiklehrer in “Ariadne auf Naxos” in Krefeld, Germany
• Gave classes in “Character Development in Opera” in Leipzig, Germany
• Participated in a concert of opera excerpts in London, England
• Was the Baritone soloist in Performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Chattanooga Symphony
• Sang performances of “Turandot” with the Chattanooga Opera
• Was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from The Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute
• Sang a concert at the National Convention of the National Opera Association in Washington, DC
• Sang performances of “La Boheme” with the Chattanooga Symphony and Orchestra
• Gave a recital in der Reithalle, Coburg Germany
• Sang a brief concert of Jonathan Bailey Holland’s music at the National Convention of the National Association Of Negro Musicians in Chicago, Illinois
• The UTC Opera Theater, under his direction, performed “Naomi In The Living Room” at the National Convention of the National Association Of Negro Musicians in Chicago, Illinois
• Sang performances of “Der Studentenprinz” at the Schlossfestspiele (Castle Festival) in Heidelberg, Germany

 

 

Li Wang, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Li Wang and Dimitri J. Mavriplis, “Adjoint-based h-p adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for the 2D compressible Euler equations,” Journal of Computational Physics, 228 (20) (2009), 7643-7661.
2. Li Wang, “Techniques for high-order adaptive discontinuous Galerkin discretizations in fluid dynamics,” Doctoral dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming (May 2009).
3. Li Wang and Dimitri J. Mavriplis, “Adjoint-based h-p adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for the compressible Euler equations,” AIAA paper 2009-0952.
4. Dimitri J. Mavriplis, Cristian Nastase, Li Wang, K. Shahbazi and N. Burgess, “Progress in high-order discontinuous Galerkin methods for aerospace applications,” AIAA paper 2009-0601.

Presentations:
1. Li Wang, “Techniques for high-order adaptive discontinuous Galerkin discretizations in fluid dynamics,” presented at the 2nd NCAR-Wyoming Workshop, Boulder, CO, May 2009.
2. Li Wang, Amik St-Cyr and Dimitri J. Mavriplis, “High-order limiting for conservation laws based on total variation denoising,” presented at SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE09), Miami, FL, March 2009.
3. Li Wang and Dimitri Mavriplis, “Adjoint-based h-p adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for the compressible Euler equations,” presented at the 47th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2009.

 

 

Thomas Ware, English:
“Where the Dead Speak: Black Belt Cemeteries and Their Stories,” Alabama Heritage<, Number 93, Summer 2009, 8-19; 56.

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Webster, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Chen, J-P, Johnson, B., Hathaway, M.D., and Webster, R.S., “Flow Characteristics of Tip Injection on Compressor Rotating Spike via Time-Accurate Simulation”, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 25, No. 3, May-June, 2009, pp. 678-687.

 

 

David Whitfield, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Wilson, R., Lei, J., Karman, Jr., S., Hyams, D., Sreenivas, K., Taylor, L., and Whitfield D., 2008, “Simulation of Large Amplitude Ship Motions for Prediction of Fluid-Structure Interaction,” Proceedings of the 27th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 5-10 Oct. 2008.

 

 

Robert Wilson, SimCenter, submitted the following:

Publications:
1. Karman, Jr., S. L., and Wilson, R., 2008, “Hierarchical Unstructured Mesh Generation with General Cutting for Free Surface Simulations,” Proceedings of the 27th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 5-10 Oct. 2008.
2. Lee, D., Maki, K., Wilson, R., Troesch, A., and Vlahopoulos, N., “Dynamic Response of a Marine Vessel Due to Wave-Induced Slamming,” Int. Sym. On Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems, Troy, Michigan, 2-3 Oct. 2008.
3. Wilson, Robert V., “A Review of Computational Ship Hydrodynamics,” UTC-CECS-SimCenter-2008-03, September 2008.
4. Wilson, R., Lei, J., Karman, Jr., S., Hyams, D., Sreenivas, K., Taylor, L., and Whitfield D., 2008, “Simulation of Large Amplitude Ship Motions for Prediction of Fluid-Structure Interaction,” Proceedings of the 27th ONR Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 5-10 Oct. 2008.

- Reviewer, AIAA Journal, Computers and Fluids in 2008
- Served on the editorial board for the Journal of Marine Science and Technology

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