Laurel Snyder thought she had her future mapped out before she started at UTC. She was going to be a poet. She had always been a poet. But she also harbored a secret love for children’s books. After graduating from UTC with a degree in humanities, Snyder decided to turn her secret passion into her job. She’s now a published author of more than a dozen books, many written for children.
Though the Chattanooga-based consulting firm E&G Associates may only have a few employees, the consulting firm is already solving problems from some of the biggest companies in the manufacturing and pharmaceutical space. Now they’re taking on one of their biggest challenges: helping the U.S. Navy use 3D printing to make explosives.
Engineers from UTC, Chattanooga State and organizations across the Chattanooga region gathered to launch their week of events designed to celebrate the work of engineers and computer scientists and to educate potential students about the field.