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November 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $811,529 in external grant and contract awards: Charlie Mix and Nyssa Hunt (IGTLab) have received $23,834 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service for the project entitled, “Cherokee NF Road Digitizing using Lidar.” Charlie Mix and Nyssa Hunt (IGTLab) have received $18,704 from the Enterprise Center for the project entitled, “EdConnect Spatial Analysis & Cartography.” Dr. Jared Pienkos (Chemistry

October 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $814,993 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Stephanie DeVries (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science), in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin – Madison, has requested and received $21,435 from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for the project entitled, “Water security in Armenia, WI: Modeling for informed decision-making in a nitrate-impacted watershed.” Drs. Ralph Hood (Psychology) and Christopher Silver

August and September 2020 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $4,523,143 in external grant and contract awards: Laurie Allen and Angela Dittmar (Southeast Center for Education) have received $3,520 from the Alabama Department of Education for the project entitled, “Buckets and Brushes: A Whole-School Arts Integration Program for Increasing Access to Music and Visual Art.” Twyler Boykin (Center for Community Career Education) has received $297,601 from the U.S. Department of

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

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