During professional development time he took fall semester 2021, Dr. Philip Roundy dived into the idea of a city revitalizing itself. When a city’s economy and overall image is at rock bottom, or at least near enough to brace for the splat, how do you fix it?
All hail the “King of Environmental Science”
For nearly 20 years, Dr. Bradley Reynolds has been a member of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science faculty. It is virtually impossible to talk to him without asking about the nickname he bestowed upon himself: The “King of Environmental Science.”
The heat is gone: Energy efficient window covering wins Fly for Researchers pitch competition
Dr. Sungwoo Yang, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering, won the second annual Fly for Researchers Pitch Competition. By winning, he will receive $20,000 to apply to research on what he calls Aerogel 2.0—“the next generation of aerogel.”
For engineering faculty member, “Why stop at just teaching when you can do more?”
For the majority of non-tenure-track faculty, the emphasis is on teaching and service. In year five of her teaching career, Dr. Sandra Affare wants to move up from an adjunct role.
The psychology of aging: UTC professor examines exchanges between students and older adults
While Jill Shelton was on professional development leave in fall semester 2022, she analyzed data gathered through conversations between students and older adults, which took place in summer and fall semesters 2021 and fall semester 2022.
UTC lecturer committed to ‘demystifying’ the language of chemistry
After a 26-year career at the DuPont chemical company, Becca Stimson is now in her second decade as a non-tenure-track faculty member at UTC, serving as an associate lecturer of chemistry and the general chemistry laboratory director.
Magical medicine: UTC professor explores palm and face reading as diagnostic tools in Middle Ages
Palm and face reading were tools used by physicians in the Middle Ages, “a way for physicians to understand on the outside of the body what is happening on the inside of the body,” said Dr. Kira Robison, associate professor of history at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.