Monthly Archives: November 2017

Computational Science Student of the Month: Lawton Shoemake

Where are you from? I was born in August of 1987 to Jerry and Sandra Shoemake and raised in the small town (at the time) of Franklin, Tennessee. I was always interested in technical subjects in school and while attending Centennial High School I decided that I wanted to pursue physics for my bachelors degree. After graduating high school in 2006, I completed my Bachelors of Science in Physics

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October 21, 2017 UTC vs. Citadel CECS Tailgate Party Gallery

Click here to view the October 21, 2017 UTC vs. Citadel CECS Tailgate Party Gallery

CECS Students Challenge Children and Parents at the Chattanooga Pubic Library

Earlier this month, students in the College’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) offered a hands-on workshop for children and their parents at the Chattanooga Public Library. Under the leadership of Chapter President Andy Lewis and CECS Concrete Canoe Team Captain Natalie Burdine, the participants worked on a number of projects and answered the question, “Can concrete really float?” They learned that it really can. As

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Faculty Profile: Dr. Ignatius Fomunung, Professor of Civil Engineering

Dr. Ignatius Fomunung joined the faculty of the College of Engineering and Computer Science in 2005 as Associate Professor of Civil Engineering. Over the past twelve years he has been recognized for his efforts as teacher, student organization mentor, researcher, and volunteer to area professional organizations. A native of Cameroon, Dr. Fomunung earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Nanjing Institute of Technology, China.  In doing so, he

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CECS Students Partner with Widow’s Harvest Ministry to Improve the Lives of Neighbors in Need

The College’s Engineering Technology Management: Construction Management students and faculty have partnered with UTC Interior Design Program, UT Knoxville’s School of Architecture, the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners (TBAEE), and First Baptist Church of Bozentown to establish a community design studio.  The Living Studio was established within the church’s facilities located on Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, and will serve the community as a resource to assist area citizens

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CECS and Erlanger Health System: Partners in Improving Patient Care and Accessibility

Question: What can result from the partnership of CECS engineering, engineering technology, and computer science students and faculty with Erlanger Health System surgeons and other healthcare professionals? Answer: Lots……More than you might think…. enough to get college students awake at 7:30 a.m. In our ever-changing world, it is essential that healthcare systems are developed to meet user information needs and are safe. To ensure those essential goals, a variety

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UTC Alumna Dr. Stephanie Fraley Researcher of Drivers of Cancer Metastasis and Sepsis – Returns to CECS to Remember her Mentor, Dr. Frank Jones

As a UTC student, Dr. Stephanie Fraley was at the top of her class in the Chemical Engineering Department. Now, she uses the skills she learned in her position at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). Fraley earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 2006 from UTC, where she participated in a variety of research projects as well as a research thesis as a part of the

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Second Year: CECS Speaker Series Features Leaders in Research and Professional Development

Under the leadership of Assistant Dean Dr. Li Yang, the College launched a Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series last year. In support of CECS’ teaching, research, and service mission, the series continues in 2017-18 with Dr. Yang and Student Success Center Director Julie David bringing to the College speakers  focused on innovations in research, and the development of so-called “soft skills” in the areas of communication, interviewing, time management and

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CECS Students and Faculty Tour VW Plant This Fall

Volkswagen Group of America has been part of American culture since the first Beetle arrived more than six decades ago. With the 2008 announcement of the assembly plant location in our area and the production of vehicles beginning in April 2011, Chattanooga, CECS, and VW have become integral partners in the economic and technological expansion of the region. Throughout that nine year partnership, VW has literally opened its doors to

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CECS Participates in American Society for Engineering Management International Annual Conference – Society Awards Inaugural Undergraduate Student Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Ronald Cox

In October, faculty and student representatives of the CECS Department of Engineering Technology Management participated in the International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) held in Huntsville, AL. ASEM is the organization which speaks for the profession of engineering management across the globe, and serves as a resource for procedures, advances, and practices in that field, as well as the professional certification of engineering management

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