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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

New Faculty and Staff Welcomed at Dinner

College deans and department heads welcomed new faculty, staff and their families at a dinner on August 17, 2018 in the Roth Reading Room of the UTC Library. New Faculty Dr. Hamdy Ibrahim – Mechanical Engineering Dr. Seong Dae Kim – Engineering Management and Technology Dr. Mohamad Mahtabi – Mechanical Engineering Dr. Mengjun Xie – Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Deborah Mudali – Computer Science and Engineering, Visiting Professor

College Hosts Teacher Externship Days in Collaboration with Future Ready Institutes of Hamilton County

It’s the age old question asked by students, “How will I really use this in my future?” Future Ready Institutes aims to answer this question by equipping teachers to deliver their standards through the lens of a career. This Fall, 20 Future Ready Institutes will open at Hamilton County High Schools. Red Bank High School is hosting the Institute of Computer Sciences and Engineering. In preparation, a team of

Faculty Recognized at UTC Awards Program

  Two College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty were recognized at the 2018 UTC Faculty Awards Program on April 10. Dr. Joseph Kizza, Professor and Department Head, Computer Science and Engineering: Lifetime Research and Creative Achievement Award Dr. Donald Reising, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering: Outstanding University Service Award Congratulations on your well-deserved recognition!

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

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)