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Virtual reality project will help train firefighters in different, dangerous situations

Jim Gault, chief deputy of Waldens Ridge Emergency Service, wears virtual reality goggles as part of a research project to use computer simulations to safely train firefighters in different scenarios. Behind him stands UTC student Dax Ledesma, who has written the computer programming for the simulations.   Orange flames surge up from a trash can in the corner of the lab. Smoke builds in the room. Thankfully, a thick

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Faculty honored with Guerry Professorships

In memory of the University’s esteemed seventh president and in honor of his dedicated wife, the Guerry Professorship recognizes outstanding professors.

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