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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,

Andrew’s parallel bars built to encourage physical therapy

A group of engineering students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science Introduction to Engineering Design Course began spring semester 2015 with an introduction to three-year-old Andrew, who was born missing parts of his four limbs.  Physical therapy is required for Andrew to improve his mobility with prosthetics, but it’s an unappealing way to pass the time for the active little boy. Andrew’s need became an opportunity for

University celebrates commencement on May 2

Approximately 1,200 graduates will walk across the stage at UTC’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 2, in McKenzie Arena. Graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering and Computer Science will graduate at 9:00 a.m. Graduates from the College of Business and the College of Health, Education, and Professional Studies will graduate at 1:00 p.m. For more information about commencement, visit https://www.utc.edu/records/graduation-information/. Morning commencement:

College of Engineering and Computer Science presents Assistive Technology projects April 21

Come and see the Assistive Technology projects first year engineering students have created on Tuesday, April 21, from 5-7 p.m. on the second floor of the EMCS building (on the Card Auditorium side of the building).  Student teams will present posters and be available to discuss 11 projects.  They include: Andrew’s Parallel Bars, created for a three-year-old boy who has congenital amputation of his arms and legs. He is

Engineering students network with members of professional associations

Dr. Aldo McLean challenges his students in Engineering Management and Technology to present their projects with Pecha Kucha, a style that uses 20 slides, with each slide shown for 20 seconds.

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