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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

April 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $164,094 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Kristen Black and Christopher Cunningham (Psychology) have requested and received $49,870 for Applied Industry Research – Employee Survey Drs. Ricki Dierenfeldt, Tammy Garland, Christina Policastro, and Courtney Crittenden (Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies) have received $50,000 from the Tennessee Department of Human Services for the project entitled, “Drug Abuse and Recovery in

March 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $476,938 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Bryan Bulmer (Enrollment Management & Student Affairs) has requested and received $500 from CashCourse for the project entitled, “Support for Game of Life College Student Edition event – Spring 2019.” Drs. Hong Qin, Yu Liang, Dalei Wu, Mengjun Xie (Computer Science & Engineering), Soubantika Palchoudhury, Bradley Harris (Civil & Chemical Engineering), Francesca

February 2019 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $649,901 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Robert Baggett (Engineering Management & Technology) and Dr. Dana Moody (Interior Design) have received $7,272 from the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners for the project entitled, “TBAEE Special Grant 2018 Community Design Studio.” Dr. Lucien Ellington and Jeffrey Melnik (School of Education) have received $83,597 from the Association for Asian