The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be the newest institution participating in the Grand Challenges Scholars Program, an initiative supported by the National Academy of Engineering to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century.
With additive manufacturing—better known as 3D printing—projected to grow exponentially, so is the need for engineers who can use the technology to overcome barriers and solve problems. A new facility at UTC is expected to address that need. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing Application Center took place on campus Monday, Feb. 13.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announced that Dr. Daniel Pack, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been named dean of the Baylor University School of Engineering and Computer Science, effective June 1.
UC Foundation Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Don Reising, who served in the U.S. Army from 1995-1999 and the Ohio Army National Guard from 1999-2005, will be the keynote speaker for the Chancellor’s Veterans’ Day Luncheon.
The articulation agreement guarantees UTC admission to mechatronics students who have successfully completed the 60-credit-hour Associate of Applied Science in the Mechatronics degree program at Volunteer State Community College, located in Gallatin, Tennessee.
A new Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology in Cybersecurity degree program at UTC will directly address workforce needs. Approximately 6,700 cybersecurity jobs are open in Tennessee—including 300-plus in southeast Tennessee and north Georgia—and employment demand is expected to grow 22-24% in the next five years.
UTC thanks community leader and Hamilton County legislator who secured funding for Moreland minority engineering scholarships
Forty-six minority engineering scholarships have been awarded thus far through a program at UTC, where a Sept. 29 celebration was held to thank Tennessee Sen. Todd Gardenhire for securing funding and former Chattanooga City Councilman James Moreland for recruiting prospective scholarship recipients.
Frisbees, eggs, cups and cornhole were among the ‘athletic’ games.
Middle and high school students had 90 minutes to design, build and compete.