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July 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $2,563,914 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Lucien Ellington and Jeffrey Melnik (School of Education) have received $24,429 from the Freeman Foundation for the project entitled, “Freeman Foundation Teacher Professional Development Programs 2020-2021.” Drs. Ignatius Fomunung, Jejal Bathi, Mbakisya Onyango (Civil and Chemical Engineering), Thomas Wilson (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science), Yu Liang (Computer Science and Engineering), and Chandra

June 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $592,524 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Belinda Lee (Center for Community Career Education) has received $347,656 from the U.S. Department of Education for the project entitled, “UTC Upward Bound Program.” Dr. Daniel Loveless (Electrical Engineering) has received $65,000 from Vanderbilt University for the project entitled, “Fundamental Research into Radiation Resiliency of Emerging Circuit Technologies Appropriate to the CWMD

May 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $465,484 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Chris Cunningham (Psychology), in partnership with Dr. Mukta Panda at the UT College of Medicine – Chattanooga, has received $99,484 from the Yium Family Foundation for the project entitled, “Finding and sustaining motivation and a sense of meaning in medicine.” Dr. Anthony Skjellum (SIMCenter) has received supplemental REU funding of $16,000 from

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

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

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

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.”