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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)

Chemical engineering graduate wins national award

By Laura Bond,  Staff Writer, Office of Communication and Marketing, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga It was a high school physics teacher that helped Ashley Poe Thompson find her calling. A love for cooking led to an early interest in chemistry, but learning more about chemical engineering from her teacher helped steer her in the right direction. “He really opened my eyes to what chemical engineering is and

CECS Spring Career Fair ~ Wednesday, March 7

The College of Engineering and Computer Science Spring Career Fair will be held on Wednesday March 7.  This bi-annual event provides the opportunity for students to network with employers in the same building in which they attend classes. Located on the third and fourth floors of the EMCS Building, the Career Fair will be preceded by a resume workshop open to all CECS students. The College’s engineering, computer science,

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

Click here to view the October 21, 2017 UTC vs. Citadel CECS Tailgate Party Gallery

CECS and Erlanger Health System: Partners in Improving Patient Care and Accessibility

Question: What can result from the partnership of CECS engineering, engineering technology, and computer science students and faculty with Erlanger Health System surgeons and other healthcare professionals? Answer: Lots……More than you might think…. enough to get college students awake at 7:30 a.m. In our ever-changing world, it is essential that healthcare systems are developed to meet user information needs and are safe. To ensure those essential goals, a variety

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