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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,

Dean’s List Spring 2019

NAMES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Laith Abood Allyson Adam Abdulrahman Albalawi Mohammed Aldosari Abdulrahman Alenezi Abdulaziz Alessa Hadwan Alhadrami Mohammed Alhamed Ayidh Alharbi Ali Almagbool Hassan Almahdi Hussain Almarri Fahad Almutairi Abdullah Almutawa Hassan Almutawa Nawar Alotaibi Saleh Alyami Ian Ammerall Charles Anderson Matthew Andrews Thomas Arms Jackson Arnold Jacob Asbury Shelby Balch Peyton Ball Christopher Ballard William Barnard Lukas Barr Ariel Bartel Kyle Barton Tyler Basham Phillip Basti Justin

2019 Technology Symposium Winners

On Thursday, April 18th, the College of Engineering and Computer Science held the second annual Technology Symposium at the Downtown Chattanooga Public Library. 130 projects were on display with the researchers standing by to present their work for judges and visitors. After tallying the scores from the judges, comprised of local businesses, professionals and UTC faculty members, the following awards were given. For a full write up on the

Spring Career Fair 2019

On March 6, 2019, The College of Engineering and Computer Science held their Spring Career Fair. The event boasts 50+ companies who set up booths to offer UTC students opportunities to learn more about their companies, and in many cases, intervew for open positions, internships and more. The event was held from 10am to 2pm in the EMCS building on the 3rd and 4th floor. The career fair is

UTC and Erlanger researching methods to improve leukemia therapy

    On Nov. 1, 2018, a research grant for $25,000 has been awarded to the research project: Aptameric Targeting of CD19 B-lymphocyte Transmembrane Receptor via Molecular Simulations for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Therapy. The grant was awarded through the inaugural competition of the Collaborative Research Grant initiative, a partnership between UTC, the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga and the Erlanger Health System. The research team is led

Grant approved for research into wastewater treatment using microalgae

On Dec. 4, 2018, the UTC Faculty Grants Committee awarded $1,600 the project Photobioreactor Development for Microbial Treatment of Hamilton County Wastewater Effluents. A UTC research team led by Dr. Michael Danquah, professor and director of the university’s chemical engineering program, is developing a sustainable technology to treat Hamilton Country wastewater using microalgae. These organisms can recycle carbon while consuming contaminants from wastewater to produce useful biological compounds such

UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science Inaugural Technology Symposium

The inaugural Technology Symposium was a smashing success and featured more than 100 freshmen and senior design projects and undergraduate and graduate research projects. The symposium, whose keynote speaker was Peter Fuhr from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, also attracted participation from the general public, local high school and middle school students, industry representatives, community leaders and advisory board members. As part of the symposium, students were given awards for

April 2018 Inductees for the Order of the Engineer and Tau Beta Pi

On April 12th, the College inducted fifty-four new members in the Order of the Engineer.  Drs. Gary McDonald and “Chuck” Margraves of the Mechanical Engineering faculty serve as advisors to the organization, and as representatives of the College at the Order’s  national level.  Founded in 1970, the Order’s mission and purpose is to foster a spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering profession, to bridge the gap between

Spring 2018: CECS student success

UTC Places 5th in Sprint for Concrete Canoe a the ASCE Student Conference UTC ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineering) Student team, which included Daniel Nolan, Caleb Casey, Caroline Meacham, Andy Lewis, Lindsay Brady, Mack Richardson, Clint Clayton, Seth Caudle, Matthew Shields, and Natalie Burdine, placed the 5th in the Concrete Canoe men’s sprint race and the 9th in the Concrete Canoe women’s sprint race (out of 20 schools)