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 Diffraction Analyses.”

Drs. Jill Shelton (Psychology) and Amy Doolittle (Social Work) have requested and received $6,500 from Western Kentucky University for the project entitled, “Bingocize: An evidence-based health promotion program to improve the quality of life of Tennessee certified nursing facility residents.”

Good Luck!
The following UTC faculty and staff members submitted proposals for the potential to generate over $2,994,065 in external funding, if awarded:

Dr. Jessica Auchter (Political Science and Public Service) has requested $200,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York for the project entitled, “Global Security and Dead Bodies: Identification, Quantification, and Management.”

Dr. Dawn Ford (Health & Human Performance) has requested $8,423 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Southside Chattanooga Lead Poisoning Prevention Community Project.”

Dr. June Hanks (Physical Therapy) and Professor Elizabeth Bunting (Physician Assistant Studies) have requested $8,660 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “UTC Collaborative Clinical Medical Laboratory.”

Drs. Azad Hossain, Mark Schorr (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science), and Jejal Reddy Bathi (Civil and Chemical Engineering) have requested $24,976 from the U.S. Department of the Interior -Geological Survey TN Water Research Center for the project entitled, “Integration of Remote Sensing Technology with Hydrodynamic Models for Surface Water Quality Monitoring in Southeast Tennessee.”

Sara Jackson (Center for Student Success) has requested $25,000 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Women in Engineering Recruitment Series.”

Drs. Lingju Kong and John Graef (Mathematics) have requested $422,834 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative research: RUI: Dynamics of Online Social Networks.”

Dr. Eleni Panagiotou (Mathematics) has requested $24,388 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Foundation of Women in STEM Organization at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.”

Dr. Brooke Persons (Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies) has requested $6,847 from the Maho Crossroads for the project entitled, “Phase I Archaeological Survey of Plot 3-2 Miland, St. John, US Virgin Islands (JBIA Proposal 20.004.01).”

Dr. Donald Reising (Electrical Engineering) has requested $50,040 from Applied Engineering Concepts for the project entitled, “Locally-Aware, Deep, Distributed Spectral Sensing (LADDSS).”

Dr. Donald Reising (Electrical Engineering) has requested $58,277 from Applied Engineering Concepts for the project entitled, “Multi-Agent Collaborative Reinforcement Learning for Situational Awareness (MACRLS-A).”

Drs. Donald Reising (Electrical Engineering), Mina Sartipi (CUIP), and Dalei Wu (Computer Science and Engineering) have requested $829,768 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative Research: MLWiNS: RUI: Secure, Real-Time Spectrum Utilization Through Deep Learning and Specific Emitter Identification at the Edge.”

Dr. Jill Shelton (Psychology) has requested $2,452 from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology for the project entitled, “Those Who Teach, Can Do: Development of Professional Skills Through Undergraduate Teaching Experience.”

Dr. Anthony Skjellum (SimCenter) has requested $165,768 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative Research: SHF: OAC Core: Small: Dynamic, Elastic, and Resource-Conscious MPI for Exascale and Clouds.”

Drs. Anthony Skjellum (SimCenter) and Farah Kandah (Computer Science and Engineering) have requested $419,591 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative Research: CSSI: Elements: Advancing the Scrybe Data Provenance Platform and User Community.”

Perry Storey (Challenger STEM Learning Center) has requested $10,000 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Bringing the World and More to Teachers and Students in The Tennessee Valley.”

Drs. Khalid Tantawi (Engineering and Management Technology) and Christopher Silver (LEAD) have requested $198,065 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative Research: Preparing the Workforce for Industry 4.0’s Intelligent Industrial Robotics.”

Drs. Khalid Tantawi (Engineering and Management Technology), Michael Danquah (Civil and Chemical Engineering), Eleni Panagiotou (Mathematics), and Christopher Silver (LEAD) have requested $500,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative Research: Enhancement of Interdisciplinary Applied Biomedical Nanotechnology Research in Community Colleges.”

Professor Kristina Wick (School of Nursing) and Dr. Cathy Scott (Social Work) have requested $7,476 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Social Services Certificate Program: Managing Crisis and Risk in Low-Income Older Adults.”

Drs. Alexandra Zelin, Ashley Howell, and Hannah Osborn (Psychology) have requested $25,000 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Sexual Assault Prevention at the Grassroots: Combining Application-Based and Student-Led Initiatives.”