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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

Speaker Series – John Loudermilk – Maximize Your Value with Diverse Experiences and Views

On Tuesday, February 19, John Loudermilk spoke to the College of Engineering and Computer Science students on the topic of “Maximizing your value with diverse experiences and views.” Loudermilk is Chief Operating Officer, Birla Carbon, based in Atlanta, Georgia and a UTC engineering alum. Over his 25 years of experience in the chemical industry, Loudermilk has held a variety of leadership positions within Monsanto and Solutia Inc. with responsibilities

UTC Students Develop Plan to Save Erlanger $1 Million Over Five Years

More than 250 students graduate from UTC each year as engineers, computer scientists and technologists. During their senior year, students participate in a capstone design project, which they present at the annual UTC Technology Symposium in Chattanooga. Each senior capstone design project course provides students with a real-world problem to solve and is often sponsored by a public or private sector partner. Since students are currently working on projects

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

Fall 2018 Career Fair

Every Fall, the College of Engineering and Computer Science hosts a Career Fair to give students an opportunity to meet local employers for interviews for co-op, internship, and employment. The Career Fair was held on November 7th, 2018, on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Engineering, Math, and Computer Science building. Over 50 vendors from surrounding businesses participated in the event. For students who wanted to know the

Online Engineering Management Program in Top 20 Nationally for Affordability

UTC’s online master’s degree program in engineering management is ranked 16th nationally for affordability and quality by the SR Education Group, an organization that researches and compiles information on college degree programs and resources available to prospective college students. UTC’s is among SR Education Group’s 2019 rankings at its GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. Rankings cite institutions with annual tuition of less than $12,000 as “the most affordable options for online master’s degrees

Speaker Series – Julian Bell – “After the Engineering Degree: Core Non-Technical Traits that Accelerate Career Success”

On Thursday, October 11th, 2018, Julian Bell, the Executive Vice President of Signal Energy Constructors, one of the top utility scale renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction firms in the United States spoke to the College of Engineering and Computer Science on the topic of “After the Engineering Degree: Core Non-Technical Traits that Accelerate Career Success.” Bell has overseen major contracting and preconstruction activities on over 80 renewable energy

Integrating Biological Big Data Research into Student Training and Education

Hong Qin, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga In collaboration with Tuskegee University, Spelman College, and West Virginia University, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is proposing a big data spoke project on the education of biological big data (BBD). The spoke project is to promote the integration and automation of BBD into student training and education. Major educational activities will help faculty and students bridge the gap between big

STEM Your Curiosity at Welcome Week

The College of Engineering and Computer Science hosted an event at Welcome Week to introduce new MOCS to all the college has to offer. STEM Your Curiosity was held at Chamberlin Field on Thursday, August 23. The event included the UTC Chem-E-Car, Concrete Canoe and Baja teams and a chance for new Mocs to learn about club involvement and travel competitions. Attendees could see what students are doing in Robotics,

August eNews: Dean’s Message

Greetings from the beautiful campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.    For our students, summer is time to rejuvenate, catch up and gain new experience.  For the college, it’s time to reflect, plan and prepare for a new academic year. In this issue of eNews, you will find stories of amazing experiences our students have had over the summer in entrepreneurship, a generous gift by a corporate