March and April 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $644,622 in external grant and contract awards: Chapel Cowden (Library) has requested and received $4,200 from the American Library Association for the project entitled, “Perspectives on Death and Dying.” Drs. Vahid Disfani and Abdul Ofoli (Electrical Engineering) have received $5,000 from the Electric Power Research Institute for the project entitled, “Deep AI Based Energy Management System.” Drs. Jennifer Ellis (School

January and February 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $901,710 in external grant and contract awards: Laurie Allen (Southeast Center for Education) has requested and received $3,800 from the Smith Center for the Performing Arts for the project entitled, “Facilitation of Arts Integration Sessions.” Sandra Cole (Center for Community Career Education) has requested and received $7,457 from the City of Chattanooga for the project entitled, “College Knowledge, Now! (CK

December 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $244,121 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. David Aborn (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science) has received $50,000 from the Riverview Foundation for the project entitled, “Wood Thrush Migratory Connectivity Using Motus Tracking Stations.” Dr. Hill Craddock (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science) has requested and received $4,113 from the American Chestnut Foundation for the project entitled, “Silviculture of the American

November 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $214,458 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Daniel Loveless (Electrical Engineering) has received $202,958 from the U.S. Department of Defense Air Force Research Laboratory for the project entitled, “Fundamental Research into Radiation Effects in Cryogenic Electronics Technologies.” Dr. Jonathan Mies (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science) has received $5,000 from the Archer Daniels Midland Company for the project entitled, “X-Ray

October 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $1,115,898 in external grant and contract awards: Laurie Allen, Angela Dittmar, and Dr. Joel Baxley (Southeast Center for Education) have requested and received $12,000 from Marion County Schools for the project entitled, “Implementing Arts 360 Program at Jasper Elementary School.” Dr. Joel Baxley (Southeast Center for Education) has requested and received $3,000 from Red Bank Elementary School for the project

September 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $1,657,295 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Yu Liang, Cuilan Gao, Dalei Wu (Computer Science and Engineering), Hemant Jain (Management) and Anthony Skjellum (SimCenter) have received $723,641 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “HDR DSC: Collaborative Research: ADACE – Anthropocentric Data Analytics for Community Enrichment.” Charles Mix and Nyssa Hunt (IGTLab) have received $1,088 from the

August 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $2,823,973 in external grant and contract awards: Keith Bridges (Center for Community Career Education) has received $304,542 from the U.S. Department of Education for the project entitled, “Southern Appalachian Educational Opportunity Center.” Bryan Bulmer (Enrollment Services & Student Success) has requested and received $250 from the National Endowment for Financial Education for the project entitled, “Game of Life – Fall

July 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $2,274,893 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Abdollah Arabshahi (SimCenter) has received $42,269 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “RUI: Efficient Adaptive Backward SDE Methods for Nonlinear Filtering Problems.” Twyler Boykin (Center for Community Career Education) has received $287,537 from the U.S. Department of Education for the project entitled, “Upward Bound Math & Science.” Sandra Cole

June 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $1,683,823 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Lucien Ellington and Jeffrey Melnik (School of Education) have received $17,996 from the Freeman Foundation for the project entitled, “Freeman Foundation Teacher Professional Development Programs 2019-2020.” Dr. Trevor Elliott (Mechanical Engineering) has received $45,000 from the Denso North America Foundation for the project entitled, “Advanced Fabrication Technologies and Nondestructive Testing (NDT) for

May 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $2,685,818 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Raga Ahmed, Vahid Rasouli Disfani (Electrical Engineering), Mbakisya Onyango, Weidong Wu (Civil and Chemical Engineering), Jennifer Ellis (School of Education), Wolday Abrha (Engineering Management & Technology), and Louie Elliot (Mechanical Engineering) have received $595,935 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “RET Site: Engineering and Data Analytics in Smart Cities.”