Yearly Archives: 2018

Online Engineering Management Program in Top 20 Nationally for Affordability

UTC’s online master’s degree program in engineering management is ranked 16th nationally for affordability and quality by the SR Education Group, an organization that researches and compiles information on college degree programs and resources available to prospective college students. UTC’s is among SR Education Group’s 2019 rankings at its GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. Rankings cite institutions with annual tuition of less than $12,000 as “the most affordable options for online master’s degrees

Speaker Series – Julian Bell – “After the Engineering Degree: Core Non-Technical Traits that Accelerate Career Success”

On Thursday, October 11th, 2018, Julian Bell, the Executive Vice President of Signal Energy Constructors, one of the top utility scale renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction firms in the United States spoke to the College of Engineering and Computer Science on the topic of “After the Engineering Degree: Core Non-Technical Traits that Accelerate Career Success.” Bell has overseen major contracting and preconstruction activities on over 80 renewable energy

Study Abroad in Germany – Automotive Engineering and Mechatronics at the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences

On October 8, 2018, Professor Rolf Roskam visited the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga College of Engineering and Computer Science for a talk on the opportunities for both students and professors to learn and teach at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences in Wolfenbüttel, Germany. Students will have the opportunity to take classes for mechatronics and automotive engineering in the English language during their time in this program. While some

Integrating Biological Big Data Research into Student Training and Education

Hong Qin, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga In collaboration with Tuskegee University, Spelman College, and West Virginia University, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is proposing a big data spoke project on the education of biological big data (BBD). The spoke project is to promote the integration and automation of BBD into student training and education. Major educational activities will help faculty and students bridge the gap between big

Volkswagen Awards $15,000 to UTC Student Competitions

Daniel Pack, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, accepts a $15,000 commitment from Volkswagen from the company’s communications manager, Amanda Plecas, for support of student competitions. Volkswagen officials visited CECS for a facilities tour in September and were introduced to student engineering projects including the chem-e car, rocket and baja car teams. The Chemical Engineering Club discussed its chem-e car project and explained the process in

Speaker Series – Ronald Arkin – “Robots that Need to Mislead: Biologically-inspired Machine Deception”

On Friday, September 7th, 2018, Ronald Arkin, Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory, Georgia Tech Kicked off the series as the first speaker of our distinguished speaker series visited the College of Engineering and Computer Science for a talk on his research entitled “Robots that Need to Mislead: Biologically-inspired Machine Deception”. What if a robot could mislead you? How deception research is being applied to robotic systems and the

STEM Your Curiosity at Welcome Week

The College of Engineering and Computer Science hosted an event at Welcome Week to introduce new MOCS to all the college has to offer. STEM Your Curiosity was held at Chamberlin Field on Thursday, August 23. The event included the UTC Chem-E-Car, Concrete Canoe and Baja teams and a chance for new Mocs to learn about club involvement and travel competitions. Attendees could see what students are doing in Robotics,

August eNews: Dean’s Message

Greetings from the beautiful campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.    For our students, summer is time to rejuvenate, catch up and gain new experience.  For the college, it’s time to reflect, plan and prepare for a new academic year. In this issue of eNews, you will find stories of amazing experiences our students have had over the summer in entrepreneurship, a generous gift by a corporate

Students Graudate from CO.STARTERS Summer Cohort

UTC Students, including College of Engineering and Computer Science students, participated in a 9-week summer CO.STARTERS program. The program participants developed their research projects throughout the summer and graduated from the program in early August. Julie David, director of student success for the College of Engineering and Computer Science, attended the CO.STARTERS + Research Graduation Night, which included student presentations. “I was so inspired to hear the student feedback

New Associate Dean: Joseph Kizza

Joseph Kizza, former computer science and engineering department head, was appointed associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Kizza received his PhD in computer science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and joined UTC in 1989 as an assistant professor.  In his nine years as department head, Kizza was a leader in the growth of the department in program offering, enrollment and research activities. The department