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.
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.
UTC mechatronics student Fatimah Musa was born with cone-rod dystrophy—a type of inherited retinal degeneration affecting the retina’s photoreceptor cells. Musa said “visually impaired” is usually the correct term for her case, “but I generalize myself as blind because blind does include the visually impaired.”
Overcoming obstacles: Zennia Nesmith’s path to higher education has been full of “twists, turns and bumps along the way”
For University of Tennessee at Chattanooga adult learner Zennia Nesmith, having severe attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is tantamount to tracking one snowflake during a blizzard.
Sherreda Peggs knew just what she had to do after her brother, Cinque, announced he was the salutatorian at their high school: She had to be valedictorian. Their sibling rivalry continues today at UTC, where Cinque is a senior and Sherreda a junior.
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.
UTC and VW are training the carmaker’s employees for electric vehicle production.
From the pages of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Magazine: From Puerto Rico to Chattanooga, Jorge Carlos Marcano came to UTC a stranger and found his community in Stophel Apartments on campus, home to a group of College of Engineering and Computer Science students who are into video gaming—just like him.
Erin Watson decided to get an engineering degree after her opinions were ignored at local manufacturing firms.
In fall semester 2018, five students enrolled when the mechatronics program started at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Now there are 65 students. “We’re hoping to get close to 100 this fall,” said Ahad Nasab, head of the Department of Engineering Management and Technology and creator of the mechatronics program. Today, the program took…