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October 21, 2017 UTC vs. Citadel CECS Tailgate Party Gallery

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UTC Alumna Dr. Stephanie Fraley Researcher of Drivers of Cancer Metastasis and Sepsis – Returns to CECS to Remember her Mentor, Dr. Frank Jones

As a UTC student, Dr. Stephanie Fraley was at the top of her class in the Chemical Engineering Department. Now, she uses the skills she learned in her position at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). Fraley earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 2006 from UTC, where she participated in a variety of research projects as well as a research thesis as a part of the

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Volume One ~ Issue One of UT Chattanooga Magazine Features CECS Alumni, Community Partnerships, and Trajectory for Success

This fall, the University published a new magazine designed to keep alumni, donors, partners, and friends connected to UTC, highlighting the outstanding accomplishments – both on campus and in the community – of alumni, current students, faculty and staff.  The cover story and lead article features the College of Engineering and Computer Science with a focus on how the success of CECS alumni and its responsiveness to industry and

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CECS Alumnus creates more independent lives for people with disabilities

Ezra Reynolds’s job title may be assistive technology design specialist, but he does much more than just create at Signal Centers, a Chattanooga nonprofit organization focused on fostering lifelong independence for children, adults and families. Using his UTC degrees in computer science and electrical engineering, Reynolds is a problem solver, often coming up with ingenious solutions to help people of all ages with disabilities live happier, more independent lives.

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Sophomore Diego Amaro Inaugural Recipient of the Tom Kline Scholarship

Last April, CECS alumnus and retired pharmaceutical executive Tom Kline established a scholarship for minority students pursuing engineering majors in the College.  One of the inaugural recipients of that award is sophomore Electrical Engineering Major Diego Amaro. Born in Venezuela, Diego and his parents, Marianella and Jose, moved to the Nashville area as refugees when he was a preschooler. He graduated with honors from Hume-Fogg High School, and initially

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An alumnus’ journey from UTC to Vietnam to the corporate suite

The UC Class of 1967 50th Reunion is October 6-7, 2017. Help us spread the word. Visit for weekend details. Alumni profile: Tom Kline, ’66 A lot can change in 50 years. Man takes the first steps on the moon. The World Wide Web emerges, taking others virtually on a remote visit to the moon and places around the globe. In that same time, a lot can change

Dr. Mike “Tennessee” Jones Retires After Forty-Two Years with CECS

Dr. Michael H. Jones retired from the University on July 31 following a career spanning four decades of service to this College and the University.  Dr. Jones’ work as teacher and mentor to thousands of students of the past forty-two years has had a lasting positive impact on their lives and the life of CECS. In addition to his distinguished teaching, Dr. Jones began his career as the College’s

Chemical Engineering Lab Improvements and Naming Events This Fall

During the summer months, improvements were made to the College’s Chemical Engineering Laboratories through the installation of new equipment including a chemical reactor station, heat exchanger station, and an absorption column valued at ~$130,000, and the repurposing of space on the second floor of EMCS as a laboratory. With the present and projected enrollment growth in the College’s Chemical Engineering Program, the positive impact of the improvements will better

CECS and DENSO Partnership Benefits the Racing MOCS

The partnership between the College and of Engineering and Computer Science and Denso Corporation, a global automotive components manufacturer, spans eleven years, and has been a key element of the Racing Mocs Baja Team’s success. The College welcomed the opportunity to thank our Denso partners at an event held earlier this month with Denso officials, members of the Racing Mocs Team, College alumni, faculty and staff. Denso’s recent gift