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Tick Tick Boom: Engineering alumni use 3D printer to make explosives

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.

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UTC hosts kickoff for city-wide Engineers Week

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.

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Beyond the stars: NASA engineer inspires students

“To do what mankind has not done before.” Sounds a bit like the opening to a science fiction series, but Dr. Paul McConnaughey sees it more as a vision statement.

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NASA director to speak about importance of deep space exploration on Sept. 22

Dr. Paul McConnaughey, Associate Director Technical at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will discuss the importance of advanced technologies to journey to Mars and the deep space beyond.

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What is: I made it! UTC grad a contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’

It had been 18 months since Justin Braddock went to the audition in Atlanta and, since no one had called, he figured, “Oh well, I didn’t make the cut.” Then the phone rang last January and the caller asked if he could be in Los Angeles in February.

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