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Getting to Know You – Andrea James

Getting to Know You – Andrea James Andrea James, Administrative Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Having worked in different departments and capacities at UTC for over 30 years, Andrea most recently returned in 2004 to work in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS). What does she like most about what she does? “Daily interaction with students and faculty” she tells us. When she is not using her administrative skills

Dean’s List Summer 2021

Names in Alphabetical Order Matthew Adams Saoud Alenezi Naif Almargan Abdulwahab Almesfer Abdulaziz Alshammar Saleh Alyami Tyler Baker Joshua Bales Dustin Bass Sullen Batts Danielle Beckett Samuel Bigham Jennifer Bolling Matthew Book William Brasfield Grant Brouillard Andrew Bryson Troy Burgess Henry Caldwell Haley Carhart Christopher Caruso Brett Chapman George Coleman Sarah Cook Roger Costner Joseph Coyne Travis Croft Hunter Cross Taylor Davis Zachary Dehooge Justin Douglass Austin Elder Tytton

Getting to Know You – Dr. Raga Ahmed

Getting to Know You – Raga Ahmed, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering What keeps Dr. Ahmed busy when she’s not teaching? Among her other titles are Graduate Coordinator, Faculty Advisor of the UTC Chapter of NSBE, and Faculty Advisor of the UTC Drones Club. Add to that her recent role as the principal investigator in a program titled “Engineering and Data Analytics in Smart Cities”. We caught up with Dr.

Getting to Know You – Phil Bonfiglio

Phil Bonfiglio, Director of Development for the College of Engineering and Computer Science Which of these is true about Phil? A) He won two NCAA team championships (track and cross-country) B) Fan of Bruce Springsteen C) Three-time cancer survivor Read further to find the answer. In his role as the Director of Development for CECS, Phil is responsible for identifying strategic opportunities, developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate

Getting to Know You – Dr. Ignatius Fomunung

Dr. Ignatius Fomunung, UC Foundation Professor, Civil and Chemical Engineering A Professor in CECS since Fall 2005, Dr. Fomunung’s first job was at age 12, at the campus of Cameroon Baptist Academy (a secondary school in Muyaka, Cameroon), as a Groundskeeper. He’s lived in several towns in Cameroon as well as other locations. He tells us “I am a police brat. As a member of the national police, my

UTC’s Solar Splash Team’s First-ever Entry to a Competition

Congratulation to the Solar Splash Team’s first-ever entry to a competition! SOLAR SPLASH® is the World Championship of Collegiate Solar Boating, and it takes place over five days. Technical Inspections are done on the first day, and the remainder of the time is occupied by five on-the-water competitive events. Points are earned in 7 categories starting with Technical reports that are submitted before teams arrive at the competition. On-site

Technology Symposium Success

The 2021 virtual Technology Symposium featured 117 student projects from across the region. More than 740 people attended the virtual event on April 16, and our students had 5,873 unique views of their presentations. View the winners here. Thank you to the faculty and staff who helped make this event a success! ==================================================== WINNERS FOR EACH CATEGORY ARE POSTED BELOW: ==================================================== Senior Capstone Design 1st Place ($200) Michael Coleman, Billy Hall, Jessica Lyons, Joe Sliger Chemical Engineering, Dr. Bradley Harris SR40:

Dean’s List Spring 2021

Names in Alphabetical Order Rizwaan Abdul Kadir Ahmed Abubakr Shira Acklin Shelby Adams Sydney Aites Ahmed Alamer Hammam Albarnawi Faisal Alenzi Hamad Alfadhli Hasan Aljafar Abdullah Alkhalidi Alexander Allen Hall Allen Preston Allen Rebecca Allen Naif Almargan Abdulwahab Almesfer Fahad Alomran Shujaa Alotaibi Abdulaziz Alshammar Liam Altenbern Diego Amaro Ian Ammerall Allison Anders Andres Angel Colwell Antalek Chloe Arnold Jackson Arnold Spencer Arnold Eli Asher David Avery Francisco Ayala

Getting to Know You – Paul Baggett

Paul Baggett, Associate Lecturer, Engineering Management & Technology Department When the Construction Management program began in 2008, Paul Baggett became an adjunct. From adjunct (2 years) he then served as Lecturer (2010 until 2019) and has been in his current role as Associate Lecturer since 2019. Residing in Chattanooga, he’s mostly lived in Cleveland, TN with a brief stint in “LA” AKA lower Alabama – Perdido, AL. Raised in

Getting to Know You – Joe Dumas

Getting to know you – Joe Dumas, UC Foundation Professor Computer Science and Engineering Joe is in his 28th year as a faculty member at UTC. He started in August of 1993. Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, he’s also lived in Mississippi (Hattiesburg and Starkville while in school at USM and MSU), Dallas, TX, and Orlando, FL (while working on his Ph.D. at the University of Central Florida).