From University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Magazine: When Dr. Mina Sartipi was in the second grade, she began tutoring other children in her neighborhood and discovered a lifelong passion: The classroom. “Teaching has always been my passion,” she said. “As a university faculty member, I train our students and the next-generation workforce. Our students are the workforce behind every project, result—everything.”
Dr. Tian Li, an assistant professor of physics at UTC, was the featured speaker for a “Gig City Goes Quantum” presentation on April 21. Li and his fellow UTC researchers have a lot of ideas for experiments, he said, and quantum research capabilities hold great promise for students, too.
Scientists’ discovery of how quantum mechanics works is popularly described as the first “revolution” in the field. The second is still somewhere on the horizon but getting closer, according to Dr. Raphael Pooser, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory quantum physicist.
An Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher, the chief scientist with a Denver-based quantum startup and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s own quantum optics expert headline three UTC-hosted presentations offered in conjunction with Gig City Goes Quantum, an initiative to prepare for education, jobs and business opportunities in the emerging quantum technology field.
Hong Qin, a UTC professor of computer science, has been selected to advance to the second of three rounds of review in the U.S. National Academy of Medicine’s Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge.
Leaders of faith-based and religious organizations and advocates for aging adults in every major city in Tennessee are involved in engAGING Communities Tennessee.
Liz Hathaway, a UC Foundation assistant professor of kinesiology who joined UTC in 2016, assumes the West Campus faculty in residence post as the fall semester begins.
Academic departments at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga can begin identifying courses to offer through the general education program starting in fall semester 2023.
UT, Center for Urban Informatics and Progress, the Chattanooga Department of Transportation partner on traffic monitoring and managing technology.
2020 was a tough year, no doubt. But there still are things that make us grateful.