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Speaker Series – Hash Hashemian – The Future of Energy (is hard to predict)

On Friday, November 2nd, 2018, Hash Hashemian, the President & CEO, AMS Corporation and adjunct professor of nuclear engineering at UTK spoke to the College of Engineering and Computer Science on the topic of “the Future of Energy (is hard to predict).” Energy, in terms of fuel for transportation and electricity, is in a state of great uncertainty. In the Western world, the demand for electricity has been relatively

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

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

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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