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Michael Danquah elected as fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Story by Madison Beckner Associate Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Michael Danquah, has been selected as a fellow for the Royal Society of Chemistry. Founded in 1980, the London based organization represents the top scholars in the field on chemistry. Acting as a global network to promote cooperation, mentorship, and the advancement of chemistry, the Royal Society of Chemistry acts a governing body for the

Master’s in Engineering Management earns national, regional rankings

The online master’s in engineering management program at UTC has been ranked No. 3 in the nation and as the best program in the South by a national educational website. [CLICK TO READ FULL STORY]

CECS Moves All Classes Online

CECS Students, Thank you for your patience as we cope with an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. We want to assure you that the college is doing everything we can to minimize the interruption to your education. To balance the needs for your safety and academic progression, we are transitioning to online instruction for all courses starting Monday, 23 March. For each CECS course, you should receive an email from your

CECS hosts record-breaking career fair

– Story by Madison Beckner On Wednesday, March 4th, the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science held their Spring 2020 career fair. Students moved between the third and fourth floors of the EMCS visiting booths with representatives from prospective employers. This year, the college boosted its largest-ever fair with 58 employers coming to campus. Students were easily able to identify employers that aligned with their degree concertation with

Dean’s List for Fall 2019

NAMES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Muhammed Abazid Laith Abood Kai Absolom Allyson Adam Jarrod Adams Abdullah Alalati Abdulrahman Albalawi Abdulrahman Alenezi Abdulaziz Alessa Brian Alford Hadwan Alhadrami Mohammed Alhamed Abdullah Alkhalidi Alexander Allen Nicholas Allen Ashtyn Allred Ali Almagbool Hussain Almarri Abdullah Almutawa Nawar Alotaibi Fahad Alrashidi Dhari Alshammari Shakir Alshehri Waleed Alsurihi Hasnat Amir Ian Ammerall Allison Anders Charles Anderson Matthew Andrews Colwell Antalek Alejandro Arellano Chloe Arnold Jackson

2019 Endowment Report – Hollis Wooten

By Chuck Wasserstrom Story was originally included in the UTC 2019 Endowment Report. All Hollis Wooten wanted was to fulfill his parents’ wishes and go to college. His father, Lawson, had a third-grade education. “When he was young, it was about finding a job somewhere,” Wooten recalled. “But my dad told me, ‘Now, you need to know something to land the right job. It’s important to get an education.’”

iCompBio REU and Workshop Provides Training to Students and Faculty

In the week of July 29-Aug 2, 2019, more than 50 faculty and students from more 21 institutions participated in two R bootcamps at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). The iCompBio REU is supported by NSF Award 1852042, REU Site: ICompBio – Engaging Undergraduates in Interdisciplinary Computing for Biological Research. The first bootcamp on data wrangling using R was taught by Hong Qin, a computational biologist at

UTC Chemical Engineering and Integer Partner for Polymide Research

Solving real-world problems and providing hands-on learning and research opportunities for students. Made possible by funding of $25k from Lake Region Medical, that’s what the college is doing in partnership with Integer. Over the course of one year, UTC and Integer will work on a polyimide curing project. The project team is led by Associate Dean Michael Danquah and Assistant Professor Soubantika Palchoudhury. Together with UTC chemical engineering students,

California Alumnus Bequeaths $250,000 for Endowed Engineering Scholarship

When Daniel Seth Batkin arrived at the University of Chattanooga in 1968 the school and the city were much different places than they are today. Chattanooga’s “urban Renaissance” was more than a decade away and UC was on the cusp of becoming a part of the University of Tennessee system. Yet, with change afoot, it was evident to this newcomer, that the university still very much retained its hometown

11 UTC Students Awarded ChaTech Scholarships

ChaTch announces the winners of their 2019 ChaTech Scholarship Awards and 11 of them are students from UTC. The UTC students selected to receive $1,000 ChaTech Scholars awards are: 1. Allyson Adam 2. Alnour Alharin 3. Adam Dean 4. Sean Alexander King 5. Dakila Ledesma 6. Daniel Stephen Mailman 7. Grace Nansamba 8. Ivan Nataren 9. Arielle Nord 10. Emily Thomas 11. Peter Devin Way* *For the first time,