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Getting to Know You – Dr. Ignatius Fomunung

Dr. Ignatius Fomunung, UC Foundation Professor, Civil and Chemical Engineering A Professor in CECS since Fall 2005, Dr. Fomunung’s first job was at age 12, at the campus of Cameroon Baptist Academy (a secondary school in Muyaka, Cameroon), as a Groundskeeper. He’s lived in several towns in Cameroon as well as other locations. He tells us “I am a police brat. As a member of the national police, my

Technology Symposium Success

The 2021 virtual Technology Symposium featured 117 student projects from across the region. More than 740 people attended the virtual event on April 16, and our students had 5,873 unique views of their presentations. View the winners here. Thank you to the faculty and staff who helped make this event a success! ==================================================== WINNERS FOR EACH CATEGORY ARE POSTED BELOW: ==================================================== Senior Capstone Design 1st Place ($200) Michael Coleman, Billy Hall, Jessica Lyons, Joe Sliger Chemical Engineering, Dr. Bradley Harris SR40:

Dean’s List Spring 2021

Names in Alphabetical Order Rizwaan Abdul Kadir Ahmed Abubakr Shira Acklin Shelby Adams Sydney Aites Ahmed Alamer Hammam Albarnawi Faisal Alenzi Hamad Alfadhli Hasan Aljafar Abdullah Alkhalidi Alexander Allen Hall Allen Preston Allen Rebecca Allen Naif Almargan Abdulwahab Almesfer Fahad Alomran Shujaa Alotaibi Abdulaziz Alshammar Liam Altenbern Diego Amaro Ian Ammerall Allison Anders Andres Angel Colwell Antalek Chloe Arnold Jackson Arnold Spencer Arnold Eli Asher David Avery Francisco Ayala

Getting to Know You – Paul Baggett

Paul Baggett, Associate Lecturer, Engineering Management & Technology Department When the Construction Management program began in 2008, Paul Baggett became an adjunct. From adjunct (2 years) he then served as Lecturer (2010 until 2019) and has been in his current role as Associate Lecturer since 2019. Residing in Chattanooga, he’s mostly lived in Cleveland, TN with a brief stint in “LA” AKA lower Alabama – Perdido, AL. Raised in

Dr. Erkan Kaplanaglu Keynote Speaker for 8th International Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders Congress

The 8th International Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders Congress will feature engineering management and technology associate professor Erkan Kaplanoglu as the keynote speaker. For more information: www.cerebralpalsy2021.org

Hatch It!: CECS Represents in Creative Business Competition

The UTC Gary Rollins College of Business annually presents “Hatch It: The Mocs Big Business Idea Competition,” an opportunity for students to pitch good ideas in exchange for money to start up or support their small business. The competition is sponsored by the Downtown Council of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, EPB, the Clarence E. Harris Chair of Excellence in Business and Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Innovation

Scholarship Applications Open

It’s that time of year again! Fall here at the College of Engineering and Computer Science means flannel, football, falling leaves, and, most pressingly, financial aid. The FAFSA opened October 1st, which means that scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are officially available as well. There are a multitude of scholarships available that fit a variety of strengths and qualifications, and around thirty of them can be applied

2020 STEP Ahead Emerging Leaders, UTC Alumna Amanda Hodges

When students leave the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, they do so with more than just a diploma in hand. Take Amanda Hodges, a 2016 UTC graduate who, upon her entrance into a college education, never would have guessed the direction of her career or the achievements it would reap. She had succeeded in STEM in high school, and envisioned for herself work

AIAA Class of 2021 Associate Fellows honoree Dr. Trevor Elliott

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has recently had the pleasure of announcing its Class of 2021 Associate Fellows, and the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UTC takes particular pride in our very own honoree, Trevor Sterling Elliott. “I am extremely excited for and proud of each member of the Class of 2021 Associate Fellows,” said AIAA President Basil Hassan. “These individuals exemplify passion and

Chattanooga becomes living laboratory for cleaner, safer roads with Department of Energy grant

Chattanooga becomes living laboratory for cleaner, safer roads with Department of Energy grant Scientists from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will lead a team to create and test smarter intersections, where drivers will spend less time idling at red lights, and cars will know what speed to drive to clear every green light. “This project is a huge opportunity for us,” said Mina Sartipi, director and principal investigator