Monthly Archives: May 2016

Job Postings for Students & Recent Graduates

Area, regional, and national employers actively recruit CECS graduates and current students from all engineering disciplines and computer science. CECS works with the University Career and Student Employment Center representatives to effectively share employment opportunities with current students and alumni. In addition to timely postings on the digital boards and departmental bulletin boards in the Engineering, Math, and Computer Science Building, open positions are accessible via Potential employers

Important Dates

Summer 2016 June 2nd & 3rd – Freshman Orientation June 20th & 21st – Freshman Orientation June 23rd & 24th – Freshman Orientation July 11th & 12th – Freshman Orientation July 21st & 22nd – Freshman Orientation July 28th & 29th – Freshman Orientation June 6th – Transfer Student Orientation June 28th – Transfer Student Orientation July 14th – Transfer Student Orientation August 1st – Transfer Student Orientation August

Master of Science in Engineering: Automotive Systems Fall 2016

Enrollment in the MS Engineering: Automotive Systems Program begins Fall 2016.   Developed in response to the needs of the College’s automotive partners, the courses offered address the changing demands of the industry, not only for our traditional graduates, but also for advanced engineering, design, and manufacturing. Unique features of the degree include: emphasis on advanced manufacturing, a systems approach to design, advanced simulation, great basics, and a strong

Computational Science Doctorate ~ Expansion of Concentrations Includes Ph.D. Computational Science: Computer Science

The concentrations within the College’s Ph.D. Program in Computational Science have been expanded. In addition to Computational Engineering, candidates for the terminal degree in Computational Science may now consider the Computer Science concentration. These students are afforded the resources of both the College and the SimCenter: Center of Excellence in Applied Computational Science and Engineering. The program is intended to be an interdisciplinary degree offering broad exposure to applied

Faculty Profile – Dr. T. Daniel Loveless, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Earlier this May, Dr. Daniel Loveless led a team of 13 undergraduate and graduate students as they successfully launched and retrieved a high altitude balloon that peaked at an altitude of approximately 108,000 feet. The class, made up of Electrical and Computer Engineering majors, spent their spring semester designing, developing, testing, and reporting for a spacecraft subsystem, all in preparation for this pivotal moment. “The primary objective was to

Internal and External Grants and Awards

Recent UTC CECS Sponsored Program Activity Dr. Ahmed Eltom and the Electrical Engineering Department received a software donation from Powersys Solutions. Drs. Bryan Ennis, Associate Professor of Civil and Chemical Engineering, Bradley Harris, Assistant Professor of Civil and Chemical Engineering, Abdul Ofoli, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, David Giles, Assistant Professor of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Sciences, Dawn Ford, Executive Director of the Walker Teaching Resource Center, and Mr.

Director of Civil Engineering Research Laboratory Brent Rollins Presentation

Brent Rollins, CECS Civil Engineering Research Laboratory Director, is an invited speaker at the upcoming American Society of Civil Engineers PORTS ’16 Conference in New Orleans.  The focus of his paper and presentation is the utilization of colloidal nano-silica as treatment for concrete in salt water ports. At this premiere port engineering conference, Mr. Rollins will share information regarding his research as applied to the Port of Marseille, France.

Dr. Mbakisya Onyango of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga selected to work with Mbeya University of Science and Education, Tanzania

Dr. Mbakisya Onyango, member of the Civil Engineering faculty in the College of Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Tanzania to work with Mbeya University of Science and Education. Dr. Onyango will be researching with Mbeya University faculty and students the use of rice husks as an agent in construction

Other Recognitions

  Welcome New CECS Employee CECS welcomes its newest member, George Danielson, Administrative Assistant, Electrical Engineering.         MS Engineering Management Online Program has been chosen as the  #20 Online Engineering Management graduate program in the nation according to the Top Management Degrees. Read More…

Retirement of Associate Dean Dr. Ed McMahon

Emeritus Professor Dr. Ed McMahon is retiring from the University after 32 years of outstanding service to the students, faculty and staff of the College and the extended community. Dr. McMahon’s most recent post in CECS has been as Associate Dean. He previously served in a number of other administrative positions in addition to his teaching and research, including years as Interim Head of the Department of Engineering Management