Monthly Archives: May 2017

Summer 2017 Important Dates

Summer 2017 May 17 – Summer Long Term and Summer Part of Term I Classes Begin May 29 – Memorial Day Holiday June 27 – Summer Part of Term I Classes End June 28 – Summer Part of Term II Classes Begin July 4 – Independence Day Holiday August 1 – New Faculty Report August 4 – Fall 2017 Open Registration August 8 – Summer Long Term and Summer Part of Term

Showing up and showing promise

  Alumni profile: Albert Woodard, BS’74 Addressing the Class of 2017 at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Spring Commencement, Albert Woodard, BS’74, shared he had prepared 20-plus versions of his speech. It’s not that he was unsure about what to say. Quite the opposite. He wanted to share his love for his alma mater and how UTC shaped him. Woodard will also openly share with you that he

Spring 2017 Commencement Gallery

College of Engineering and Computer Science Spring 2017 Post-Commencement Reception: Posted by UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science on Saturday, May 6, 2017

Chem E Student Reed Boeger and Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Cecelia Wigal – Win Big for CECS and the Extended Community in ReSEARCH Dialogues, Design Showcase, and Art For All

Chemical Engineering sophomore Reed Boeger took first place in the Lightning Round Presentation Competition in UTC’s Second Annual ReSEARCH Dialogues.  The highly successful two-day long event held in April highlighted the research initiatives of the University’s students and faculty, showcasing the scholarship and creative accomplishments of over 300 participants. With the support of his research advisor, Dr. Bradley Harris, Boeger shared his work entitled, “Studying Vibrio Cholerae Adaptations to

Engineer Student Athletes and Manager: Commitment to Excellence in the Classroom, Laboratory, and on the Fields and Court

Time management is a challenge for every student in the College.  From classes, to laboratory research, family and work responsibilities and more, all of our students have  difficult “balancing acts.” Perhaps none of them more so than the CECS student athletes and those who support the MOCS’ teams behind the scenes.  With mandatory times for practice, competitions, travel, and workouts which often conflict with lab works and studies, these students

Faculty Profile: Dr. Gary McDonald

Faculty Profile: Dr. Gary McDonald, UC Foundation Associate Professor; Department Head of Mechanical Engineering; and Director of Freshman Engineering and Transfer Students Dr. Gary McDonald marks his thirty-second year of service to UTC as a member of the CECS faculty. After earning his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Tech, Dr. McDonald came to the College with expertise in the areas of thermal science and engineering mechanics.  Dr. McDonald

Congratulations To Our Engineering Management Program!

The University of Tennessee – Chattanooga is ranked #17 in the 2017 Top Online Colleges for Engineering Degrees by SR Education Group (Guide to Online Schools). “These 25 top colleges offer online engineering degrees at the bachelor’s or master’s levels. Prospective students find affordable schools with high academic strength scores on this list, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga ranked #17…” The full ranking is available here:

Accomplishments, Awards and Transitions

Scholarships and Awards 2016 Chemical Engineering Alumna Ashley Thompson was named recipient of the National Manufacturing Institute’s STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Award for 2017 in a ceremony in Washington, D.C.   Mechanical Engineering senior, Timothy Grider, was recently selected as the 2017-18 recipient of the Frank M Coda Scholarship by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers.   At

Spring 2017 Student and Faculty Research Efforts

Click here to view the Spring 2017 Design Showcase, Campus-wide Research Dialogues, and Capstone Projects Gallery

Experiential Learning and Research

The explosion of information from technological advances and global connectivity is giving rise to both opportunities and challenges.  CECS students and faculty work together to address both the opportunities and the inherent challenges they present.  In classrooms and laboratories, and through experiential learnings via competitions and presentations, the efforts of our students and their faculty mentors have recently garnered several important awards and distinctions which focus on a range