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iCompBio REU and Workshop Provides Training to Students and Faculty

In the week of July 29-Aug 2, 2019, more than 50 faculty and students from more 21 institutions participated in two R bootcamps at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). The iCompBio REU is supported by NSF Award 1852042, REU Site: ICompBio – Engaging Undergraduates in Interdisciplinary Computing for Biological Research. The first bootcamp on data wrangling using R was taught by Hong Qin, a computational biologist at

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

Computational Science Student of the Month: Mehran Ghafari

Where are you from? I am a Persian Iranian who used to live in Tehran the capital of Iran. My mother tongue is Farsi. Growing up I was always interested in electronic devices; my toys never survived more than 24 hours from my curiosity. My parents once advised me to become a textile engineer but that was not my choice and I won that battle. I received my diploma

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

Spring 2018 Awards Dinner

On Wednesday, April 17, more than 140 students, faculty and staff attended our 2018 Spring Awards banquet in the UTC University Center’s Tennessee Room. It was a chance to recognize the achievements of our students and faculty, and more than 125 awards and scholarships were presented during the banquet, honoring research accomplishments, academic performance, service to UTC and the community and outstanding instructional dedication. The Spring Awards banquet is

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,

Computational Science Student of the Month: Lawton Shoemake

Where are you from? I was born in August of 1987 to Jerry and Sandra Shoemake and raised in the small town (at the time) of Franklin, Tennessee. I was always interested in technical subjects in school and while attending Centennial High School I decided that I wanted to pursue physics for my bachelors degree. After graduating high school in 2006, I completed my Bachelors of Science in Physics

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