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Student reaches new heights with internship at SpaceX

When Matt Joplin dreamed of his future career, he let his mind wander to the highest of places: outer space. He took one giant step closer to his dream by recently completing an eight-month internship at SpaceX, a California-based aerospace manufacturing and space exploration technologies company founded by Elon Musk.

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UTChattSat brings space technology to local classrooms

Placing satellite technology into the hands of students is the heart of UTChattSat’s mission.

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Innovative Research honored at national Power and Energy Conference

Dr. Abdelrahman Karrar, Visiting Professor, Electrical Engineering, received high honors at this year’s General Meeting for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) in Boston, MA.

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UTC-IEEE Robotic Team achieves top four finish in competition

Students on the UTC-Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Robotics Team achieved prestigious recognition for their performance at the 2014 IEEE SouthEastCon Hardware Competition held in Lexington, Kentucky. It is the second time UTC has sent a team to the competition, which required participants to design a robot that shoots a projectile from various distances to emulate the playing and shooting dynamics of basketball.

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Electrical engineering lab recognized

UTC’s Relay and Smart Grid laboratory has been recognized by a leading magazine in the power industry, Transmission and Distribution World.  The publication highlighted the unique partnerships between UTC and local utilities in attaining the laboratory, begun more than a decade ago by Dr. Ahmed H. Eltom, Professor of Electrical Engineering at UTC.

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