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Faculty honored at annual awards banquet

The following faculty members were honored with awards at this year’s Faculty Awards Dinner.   UTAA Outstanding Teacher Awards Elizabeth Gailey, Communication Augusta Toppins, Art   UTAA Public Service Award June Hanks, Physical Therapy   SGA Outstanding Professor Awards Elizabeth Norell, Political Science Mbakisya Onyango, Engineering   Outstanding Faculty Advising Award Cheryl Robinson, Education   Outstanding Faculty Research and Creative Achievement Award Joshua Hamblen, Physics, Geology and Astronomy  

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

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.

Two graduate students receive Sigma Xi awards

Eddie Christopher and Brandon Allen received the 2015 Graduate Student Awards from the UTC Chapter of Sigma Xi.

Engineering students qualify for nationals in chemical engineering competition

A student team from the Chemical Engineering Department at UTC took second place in an alternative-fuels vehicle competition in Clearwater, Florida. UTC was one of the smallest schools in the competition at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southeastern Conference hosted by the University of South Florida. Twenty one engineering schools from the Southeastern region participated in the competition. The UTC team placed higher than University of Alabama,