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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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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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CECS Students and Faculty Tour VW Plant This Fall

Volkswagen Group of America has been part of American culture since the first Beetle arrived more than six decades ago. With the 2008 announcement of the assembly plant location in our area and the production of vehicles beginning in April 2011, Chattanooga, CECS, and VW have become integral partners in the economic and technological expansion of the region. Throughout that nine year partnership, VW has literally opened its doors to

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CECS Students Score at AIChE National Meeting

In late October, students from CECS traveled to Minneapolis to represent the College at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Mentored by Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Dr. Bradley Harris, the students participated in conference presentations and meetings,  and “scored” in the Chem E Car and poster competitions. The seven member UTC Chem E Car team finished 14th overall in a competitive field of

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Fall Marks the Dedication of Two CECS Chemical Engineering Laboratories – Professor Emeritus Dr. Jim Henry and the Late Dr. Frank Jones Honored

September 7 and October 11, 2017 were very special days in the life of the College.  In the morning hours of those days, two faculty members whose tireless efforts on behalf of CECS students in the Chemical Engineering Program were honored with events marking the dedication of two laboratories which now bear their names. As of September 7, Room 120 in the EMCS Building became the Dr. Jim Henry

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