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Engineering professor and UTC Center recognized with Sustainable Transportation Award

Dr. Ignatius Fomunung, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Interim Director of the Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment (CETE), was recognized by The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in conjunction with Clean Air Month, for the outstanding efforts made by The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to reduce transportation-related energy and emissions at the inaugural Sustainable Transportation Awards in Memphis, Tennessee. Fomunung submitted

Dr. Valerie Rutledge among 2015 Women of Distinction

Dr. Valerie Copeland Rutledge, Dean of the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies, was honored by the American Lung Association as a Woman of Distinction.

Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards announced

The Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards funds to deserving faculty for professional development.
Of the 20 proposals received in 2015, six faculty members earned awards—selected tenured or tenure track faculty who are promoting “innovative or creative research and engagement or advancement of an academic discipline.”

Brothers graduate with engineering degrees, one will pursue Ph.D., the other begins career

David McPherson was homeschooled in Chattanooga, finished high school by age 15, and collected his UTC bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in May 2015 at 19 years old. His brother Andrew also graduated in May at age 21 with a software engineering degree.

Mocs set new GPA record in spring 2015

The UTC Mocs enjoyed another outstanding year in the classroom, in competition and in the community.