During the summers of 2022 and 2023, UTC student Carter Jordan accompanied Guerry Professor of Biology Hope Klug to study sand goby at the Tvärminne Zoological Station, a marine station located at the entrance to the Gulf of Finland and the oldest and largest infrastructure for coastal marine research in the Baltic Sea.
Dr. Stephanie Philipp, UTC assistant professor of education and interim director of the STEM Education Program, recently hosted 45 Hamilton County teachers—half of whom are UTC graduates, according to a show of hands. Philipp’s half-day cohort was funded as part of a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
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.
UTC among seven U.S. universities to receive renewed NSF funding for cybersecurity workforce development projects
The UTC program, “Collaborative Research: CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service: Strengthening the National Cybersecurity Workforce With Integrated Learning of AI/ML and Cybersecurity,” is among seven American university programs selected for renewed funding of more than $24 million from NSF over the next four years.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is one of 90 organizations within a statewide coalition awarded National Science Foundation funding through its Regional Innovation Engines program. The coalition, Advancing Technology-Enabled Mobility Solutions (ATEMS-TN), is an alliance of academics, industry and technical societies that will put the $1 million “Type-1” NSF award toward outlining a statewide transportation mobility strategy to position Tennessee to compete for up to $160 million in federal funding awarded in 2025 to implement that strategy.
An alliance of Kentucky and Tennessee universities and partner entities make up the Generate Advanced Manufacturing Excellence for Change (GAME Change) coalition that has been awarded a $1 million National Science Foundation grant. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has a “core partner” role in the coalition led by the University of Kentucky.
Thanks to a project funded by the National Science Foundation, biology major Lauren Kippes will be spending eight weeks in Argentina this summer studying owl monkeys.
The path to commercialization isn’t easy or simple.
Results from samples sent to labs can take weeks to return.
Assistant Professor Eleni Panagiotou will use math to study cell division.