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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 Emergency 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

CompUTC offers research and technical experience through UTC SimCenter

Story by Madison Beckner Located off MLK boulevard behind the Stophel apartments, the UTC SimCenter represents the center of excellence in applied computational science and engineering. The facility is home to spaces and equipment dedicated to modeling, simulation and high-performance computing. Most of the work done in the SimCenter involves disciplinary research teams. A large portion of the SimCenter is also home to the PhD program in Computational Science

Annual Scholarship and College Awards Dinner Scheduled for April

College of Engineering and Computer Science will bring together donors, students, faculty and staff for annual awards dinner in April 2020. Each year, the College of Engineering and Computer Science hosts a reception to recognize some of the top work of the department. The ceremony aims to bring attention to the hard work and dedication of students and faculty produced during the current academic year. This event represents the

Three UTC students receive high honor for nuclear energy research.

Story by Madison Beckner From left to right: Anas Ali, Areeg Ahmed, Abdelrahman Karrar and Mark Bowman Areeg Ahmed, Anas Ali, and Preston Cooper were awarded the prestigious IEEE PES Technical Committee Prize Paper Award for their research into nuclear power. Their paper, titled “Estimating the Effects of Small Voltage and Frequency Changes on Industrial Induction Motor Loading”, was selected for its technical excellence within the Nuclear Power and

UTC students are set to take the sea-nic route in the American Society of Civil Engineering’s (ASCE) Concrete Canoe competition.

The competition, which began in the 1960s, challenges student engineers to construct vessels made of concrete that can withstand a variety of races and tests. Over the years, the event has grown to include student chapters from all over the world. The judges review the students’ work on how their creation favors both in and out of the water. Categories for judging include mix design, mold construction, safety parameters,

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