UTC Department of Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Max Jordon is an expert in treating lower back pain. Along with his teaching duties, spends four hours a week in the Pro Bono Physical Therapy clinic offered by University Health Services.
At the 15th International MoNe Robotic Competition in Turkey, mechatronics students Juan Pena and Christopher Winters and project advisor Dr. Erkan Kaplanoglu won Best Design and Jury Special Award for robots in healthcare.
As part of the National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Teachers (RET), for the past three summers faculty from the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science have worked with teachers in the Hamilton County School System and others on project-based learning that is both effective and fun for students.
On Thursday, May 4, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga College of Engineering and Computer Science will open its second mechatronics laboratory—the Robotics, Intelligent Systems and Control Lab. The new lab will focus on two intertwined areas: Artificial intelligence and mobile mechatronics, also called mobile robots.
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.”
The 2nd Annual UTC Fly for Researchers Faculty Pitch Competition will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, in the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, located in the Mapp Building (410 E. Eighth St.).
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, housed in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, will host the 2nd annual Fly for Researchers Pitch Competition for UTC faculty and graduate student innovators at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19.
Student Dogu Sahin and Dr. Erkan Kaplanoglu are among those at UTC from Turkey who have worried for family and friends and have been concerned for the future of their country since Feb. 6.
UTC and VW are training the carmaker’s employees for electric vehicle production.
Students from STEM High School learn the basics of mechatronics.