Governor's School for Emerging Technologies
The Governor’s School for Emerging Technologies is designed to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through study of current topics in biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, and other emerging technologies. The school capitalizes on partnerships with a unique array of high technology research and development organizations located across the State of Tennessee to provide students with the opportunity to learn from leading researchers and experience cutting-edge research facilities through weekly field trips. Previous partners for high school summer enrichment programs have included Oak Ridge Associates Universities, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) at Vanderbilt University, Arnold Engineering and Development Center, the University of Tennessee Space Institute and the Tennessee Aquarium. On the Tennessee Tech campus, students will engage in traditional classes, discussions, laboratory exercises, team projects and individual research projects. Students may earn a total of three credits in introduction to engineering and college life (Engr 1210) and in computer programming with applications in science and engineering (Engr 1120).
Dr. Chris Wilson
Director and Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Tennessee Technological University
Campus Box 5014
Cookeville, TN 38505
Telephone: (931) 372-3216