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UTC Students Develop Plan to Save Erlanger $1 Million Over Five Years

More than 250 students graduate from UTC each year as engineers, computer scientists and technologists. During their senior year, students participate in a capstone design project, which they present at the annual UTC Technology Symposium in Chattanooga. Each senior capstone design project course provides students with a real-world problem to solve and is often sponsored by a public or private sector partner. Since students are currently working on projects

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

UTC Chosen as Site for New Center for Urban Informatics and Progress

The Center of Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP) is a new nexus of research and innovation at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga that will engage experts from across the statewide UT system in cross-disciplinary research into solutions to urban and regional challenges. The vision for CUIP centers around research initiatives related to Energy, Mobility, Healthcare, Public Safety, and Utility that will directly or indirectly benefit local citizens while developing methods

DENSO Donates $50,000 for Capstone Design Project

DENSO made a $50,000 donation to fund the UTC Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Capstone Design project. Representatives from DENSO, including UTC alumnus Mark Bishop, attended a check presentation with students, faculty and staff at the UTC Engineering, Math and Computer Science building on August 17, 2018. DENSO profiled Bishop internally with an Associate Spotlight. In the Spotlight, Bishop credits programs like the SAE Baja with creating engineers that

New Faculty and Staff Welcomed at Dinner

College deans and department heads welcomed new faculty, staff and their families at a dinner on August 17, 2018 in the Roth Reading Room of the UTC Library. New Faculty Dr. Hamdy Ibrahim – Mechanical Engineering Dr. Seong Dae Kim – Engineering Management and Technology Dr. Mohamad Mahtabi – Mechanical Engineering Dr. Mengjun Xie – Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Deborah Mudali – Computer Science and Engineering, Visiting Professor

College Hosts Teacher Externship Days in Collaboration with Future Ready Institutes of Hamilton County

It’s the age old question asked by students, “How will I really use this in my future?” Future Ready Institutes aims to answer this question by equipping teachers to deliver their standards through the lens of a career. This Fall, 20 Future Ready Institutes will open at Hamilton County High Schools. Red Bank High School is hosting the Institute of Computer Sciences and Engineering. In preparation, a team of

Faculty Recognized at UTC Awards Program

  Two College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty were recognized at the 2018 UTC Faculty Awards Program on April 10. Dr. Joseph Kizza, Professor and Department Head, Computer Science and Engineering: Lifetime Research and Creative Achievement Award Dr. Donald Reising, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering: Outstanding University Service Award Congratulations on your well-deserved recognition!