Mission and Vison

Mission and Vison

Bringing Clean Energy Home &

Making a Positive Community Impact

UTC Solar Decathlon (UTC-SD) is an interdisciplinary and academic organization based in Chattanooga, TN and is the official Solar Decathlon team for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).

The mission of UTC Solar Decathlon is to provide opportunities for students to learn fundamental building science knowledge, gain hands-on experiences, and unique training on energy-efficient building sectors, which help students be future workforces for clean energy building industry. The vision is to build affordable and energy-zero houses in the upcoming years by participating students, external mentors and external sponsors making a positive community impact in Chattanooga area.


TypeAcademic and educational organizations
IndustryEngineering, Architectural, Construction, Sustainability
FoundedJuly 2019
FounderSungwoo Yang
Key PeopleEun-Young Kim, Seong-Dae Kim, Thomas Lyons, Phil Bonfiglio, Michael Walton
ParentThe University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC)

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