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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 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

Students Graudate from CO.STARTERS Summer Cohort

UTC Students, including College of Engineering and Computer Science students, participated in a 9-week summer CO.STARTERS program. The program participants developed their research projects throughout the summer and graduated from the program in early August. Julie David, director of student success for the College of Engineering and Computer Science, attended the CO.STARTERS + Research Graduation Night, which included student presentations. “I was so inspired to hear the student feedback

New Associate Dean: Joseph Kizza

Joseph Kizza, former computer science and engineering department head, was appointed associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Kizza received his PhD in computer science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and joined UTC in 1989 as an assistant professor.  In his nine years as department head, Kizza was a leader in the growth of the department in program offering, enrollment and research activities. The department

UTC Chosen as Site for New Center for Urban Informatics and Progress

The Center of Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP) is a new nexus of research and innovation at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga that will engage experts from across the statewide UT system in cross-disciplinary research into solutions to urban and regional challenges. The vision for CUIP centers around research initiatives related to Energy, Mobility, Healthcare, Public Safety, and Utility that will directly or indirectly benefit local citizens while developing methods

DENSO Donates $50,000 for Capstone Design Project

DENSO made a $50,000 donation to fund the UTC Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Capstone Design project. Representatives from DENSO, including UTC alumnus Mark Bishop, attended a check presentation with students, faculty and staff at the UTC Engineering, Math and Computer Science building on August 17, 2018. DENSO profiled Bishop internally with an Associate Spotlight. In the Spotlight, Bishop credits programs like the SAE Baja with creating engineers that