Yearly Archives: 2012

December 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (12/1/12 – 12/31/12) CONGRATULATIONS The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $27,750 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Loren Hayes, Assistant Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, secured $15,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga for a collaborative educational program that integrates biological research with STEM education, community outreach, and international projects. The project also will involve the UTC College of Engineering, UTeaChattanooga,

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November 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (11/1/2012- 11/30/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $231,794 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured $1,200 from the Hamilton County Department of Education for a Visual Arts Residency at Battle Academy. Mr. Baxley will lead second grade students in developing mini-installations.   Dr. Beth Crawford, Assistant

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October 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (10/1/2012- 10/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $130,868 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Ron Bailey, Guerry Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment, secured $100,000 from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for the demonstration of an Energy Plus Building at UTC.  The purpose of this project is to demonstrate how to

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September 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (9/1/12 – 9/30/12) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $2,628,437 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Jennifer Boyd, assistant professor, and Joey Shaw, associate professor, both faculty members of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science, attracted $89,000 from the Tennessee Department of Military to provide a detailed survey of invasive plant species at the Tennessee Army National Guard Volunteer Training Sites. The survey will

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August 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (8/1/12 – 8/31/12) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,226,234 in external grant and contract awards:   Dr. Yu Cao, Assistant Professor, Dr. Joseph Kizza, Professor and Department Head, and Mr. Craig Tanis, Lecturer, all faculty members of Computer Science and Engineering, attracted $305,494 from the National Science Foundation for a high performance computing infrastructure to support biomedical informatics research. Their efforts will seek

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July 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (7/1/2012 – 7/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,757,183 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Loren Hayes, Assistant Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, secured $50,280 from the National Science Foundation via the University of Louisiana at Monroe to continue his current study of Chilean rodents.  Dr. Hayes and a team of students from UTC and other universities will travel to

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June 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (6/1/2012 – 6/30/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $323,800 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Andy Carroll, Geographic Information Systems Manager of Academic and Research Computing Services, secured $25,000 from the Lyndhurst Foundation to purchase and deploy Decision Support Software.  The software will be used on UTC’s Geographic Information System (GIS) infrastructure as a means to enhance scenario modeling for the regional

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May 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (5/1/2012 – 5/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,097,499 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Belinda Brownlee, Director of Upward Bound, secured $302,271 from the U.S. Department of Education to continue the work of Upward Bound during the 2012-2013 academic year.  Upward Bound provides supplemental academic assistance, educational and career guidance, and cultural enrichment activities to help participating students develop the skills

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April 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (4/1/2012 – 4/30/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $657,440 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Carol Brand, Lecturer for the School of Education, secured $225,000 from the Tennessee Department of Education to continue UTC’s Become a Special Educator in Tennessee (BASE-TN) Program for the next three years.  BASE-TN will recruit and provide financial support for students pursuing special education licensure.  Upon completion

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March 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (3/1/2012 – 3/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $521,892 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured $1,650 from the Hamilton County Department of Education for a graphic design residency with fifth grade students as well as a bookmaking residency with third grade students at Battle Academy.

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