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JUN 26

2014

100 Girls of Code - Cookeville Event

100 Girls of Code Cookeville Event June ...


JUN 23

2014

Mechanical Engineering Student Teams Design Racing Wheelchairs

Posted June 23, Tammy Smith had a Smith had looked into specialized wheelchairs from equipment suppliers, but the price tags were prohibitively high. That’s Tennessee Tech’s mechanical engineering department came Smith had some specific requirements for a wheelchair Austin. It had to be affordable, easy to disassemble, and light enough ...


JUN 23

2014

Chemical Engineering Welcomes New Assistant Professor Laura Chavez

Posted June 23, In August, Tennessee Tech’s chemical engineering department will welcome Laura Chavez as an assistant professor. Chavez earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering at Duke University, and her doctorate in chemical and environmental engineering at Yale Chavez’ hiring means that half of the faculty in TTU’s chemical ...


JUN 18

2014

TTU with Launch TN in Washington, D.C.

June 18, National SBIR National SBIR/STTR conferences are typically the largest and most important conferences specializing in helping small businesses learn about participating in SBIR/STTR programs. At this Conference, representatives from all 11 federal agencies with SBIR programs will attend, in addition to other SBIR/STTR experts and ...


JUN 17

2014

TTU Participates in the First-Ever White House Maker Faire

Tennessee Tech University takes part in a White House celebration today for the first-ever national Day of Making.


JUN 02

2014

Cookeville Firm Designs Robots to Tackle Big Challenges

When Tennessee Valley Authority representatives saw climbing robot prototypes being developed at Tennessee Tech University in the late 1990s, they asked if it was possible to create a product that could inspect their coal-fired boiler plants.


MAY 27

2014

Chemical Engineering Department Chairman Pedro Arce Receives I. Karre Award

“A department chairman cannot achieve transformation In fact, every last person in this department has an input and a role innovation,” Arce said . “It’s a matter of investment in people, respect appreciation for everybody’s efforts and their diversity of inputs, and assembling a team with the right people in ...


MAY 21

2014

Baja Team to Visit India in August 2014

This summer, a group of students and faculty from Tennessee University’s College of Engineering will visit India for approximately weeks, where they will advise Indian teams on building a competitive SAE car and go on technical visits, sightseeing and cultural “Our students will be giving workshops in three different places ...


MAY 15

2014

TTU Lunar Rover Team Places Seventh in NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

In April, Tennessee Tech University’s Lunar Rover team seventh in the first NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge in Huntsville, The event brings together 70 high school, college and university teams from United States and as far away as Canada, Puerto Rico, India, Russia, Mexico “We accumulated zero penalties on obstacle ...


MAY 13

2014

Dean Joseph Rencis Recognized as Distinguished Engineering Mechanics Educator

Joseph J. Rencis, Dean of Engineering, Clay N. Hixson Chair for Engineering Leadership, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering will receive the 2014 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Mechanics Division Archie Higdon Distinguished Educator Award. The Archie Higdon Distinguished Educator Award is awarded annually by the Mechanics Division for distinguished ...


MAY 22

2014

TTU Alumna Mary Anne Koltowich Sets Up Estate Commitment

Mary Anne Koltowich’s family appreciates hard work values an education. Her grandparents, all of whom immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1900’s, these values in Mary Anne’s parents, Alex and Eileen. They, in turn, passed these down to daughter. Now, to recognize this dedication, Mary Anne has made a ...


MAY 12

2014

Two CoE Students Receive ROTC Commissions

TTU’s ROTC Cadre will be holding their Spring Commissioning Ceremony on Friday, May 10,at 10:00 a.m. in the Roaden Tech Pride Lonnie Bedgood – Business Samuel E. Briscoe – Civil Patrick G. Martin – Secondary Nathan J. Matthews – Civil Kaylee M. Radzyminski – Geo Zachary K. Trujillo – Political ...


MAY 08

2014

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Honored for Work on Orion Spacecraft

Brent Gaddes and Patrick – engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., Tech alumni – recently were honored for their work on critical flight for the Orion spacecraft’s first mission, Exploration Flight SLS, NASA’s new rocket, be capable of powering humans and support systems to deep space.


MAY 07

2014

TTU'S Industrial Assessment Center Helps Tennessee Industries Stay Competitive

The Tennessee Tech University-led Industrial Center has helped Tennessee industries reduce total electric demand by than 72 Megawatts during its eight-year existence – an amount of power equivalent to the output of a small nuclear reactor. manufacturing industries in the region have documented more than $4.5 in implemented annualized energy ...


MAY 07

2014

TTU Professor Ying Zhang Receives Caplenor Award

Ying Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded Tennessee Tech University’s highest faculty honor, the 2013 Caplenor Faculty Research Award.


MAY 01

2014

Electrical Engineering Professor Carnal Recognized by Oak Ridge National Labs

projects at Oak Ridge National Laboratories for some time now, and his hard work has paid off in the form of a Significant Event Award from “I’ve been engaged at ORNL since 1982 and of course we’ve seen huge advances in technology in that time,” said Carnal. “In the future, ...


MAY 01

2014

TTU CoE Dean Joseph Rencis Named President-Elect of American Society of Engineering Education

president-elect of the American Society of Engineering Education. His term will include service as president-elect in 2014-2015, president in 2015-2016 and past president for 2016-2017. Prior to this post, Rencis served as chair of the society’s Professional Interest st century renaissance engineers needed to address this country’s current shortfall in ...


APR 30

2014

Konstantin Menako Named Outstanding Work Study Student

Konstantin Menako, a computer science student from Manchester. Menako was named Outstanding Work Study Student by TTU’s Office of Financial Aid, which administers work-study Menako developed web applications and forms for various departments at TTU. Including one to clean desktops in the Angelo & Jennette Volpe Library Learning Commons and ...


APR 28

2014

2014 Engineering Eminence Awards Announced

2013-14 has been a long year for Tennessee Tech University’s engineering students, and on April 28 a group of outstanding students were recognized with the 2014 Eminence Awards. Hosted by dean Joseph Rencis, associate dean Roy Loutzenheiser, associate dean of research and innovation Vahid Motevalli, career services associate director Don ...


APR 14

2014

College of Engineering Takes Part in Student Research Day

Engineers solve problems – and Tennessee Tech’s Renaissance Engineers take aim at significant contributions for the betterment of humanity. That could mean anything from isolating the toxins in soap and personal care products, developing improved concrete admixtures, predicting the path of a catastrophic flood, or reducing the noise level of ...


APR 12

14

Civil and Environmental Engineering's Kalyanapu Receives Sigma Xi Research Award

made flood prediction and modeling the center of his research, and a paper on the subject received the Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award from the TTU Kalyanapu’s flood modeling concentrated on the American River watershed in California’s Sacramento Valley. His methodology draws on land use and land cover effects on ...


APR 06

2014

CoE Visits with Engineer of Distinction Lamar Dunn

Engineering has come a long way since the days of the slide rule, T-square and drafting paper, but that’s the period that Cullen Lamar Dunn came from. As part of Engineer’s Week in 2014, Lamar Dunn was granted TTU’s Engineer of Distinction award, as the culmination of five decades in ...


APR 04

2014

Former National Science Foundation Director to Speak at Tennessee Tech University

Bement Friday, April 4, as featured lecturer in this year’s Wallace S. Prescott and James Seay Brown Distinguished Lecture Series in Bement is the inaugural director emeritus of the Purdue University’s Global Policy Research Institute and Purdue’s Chief Global Affairs officer emeritus. In 2010 he took a 10-year leave of ...


MAR 20

2014

A Conversation with TTU CoE'S First Female Graduate

Barbara Srite made history at TTU when she was the first-ever female to graduate from the school’s College of Engineering. Now 85 years old, Barbara shared some of her memories, reflections and experiences with us in a phone CoE: Barbara, where are you from originally? Where did you grow CoE: ...


MAR 17

2014

TTU Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Invited to Give Keynote at Workshop in India

when Indranil Bhattacharya, professor with TTU’s electrical and computer engineering department, recently delivered the keynote address and research presentations at an international workshop and TTU’s Center for Energy Systems Research. On the first day of the seminar, Bhattacharya gave a presentation about smart energy systems and the promises and challenges ...


MAR 14

2014

TTU Electrical Engineering Team Takes Top Honors in DARPA Spectrum Challenge

TTU electrical engineering professor Adam Anderson and student Brett Witherspoon developed a radio system that made the best use of the broadcast spectrum by automatically seeking wavelengths that aren’t cluttered with radio traffic. These software-enabled radios can also adjust output power and transmission parameters and keep track of spectrum use ...


MAR 12

2014

DENSO Support Enhances TTU Engineering & Technology Education

With support from the DENSO North America Foundation, the TTU College of Engineering will be developing an Intelligent Vehicle Systems Development Cluster, bringing together talent and know-how from Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering departments to form a Vehicle Systems test bed. The test bed will be ...


MAR 10

2014

CoE Student Gaetjens Awarded $1500 Scholarship by Polymer Group, Inc.

Gaetjens has put his mechanical engineering knowledge to use on projects that include compressed air dryers and wastewater recovery systems, saving the company more than $2 million in PGI specializes in nonwoven products for the hygiene, wipes, medical and industrial markets. The company has more than 3,000 employees “Co-op experience ...


MAR 09

2014

TTU's Motevalli Tapped for NYT Article

On March 8, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared from radar and radio contact. Since then, little progress has been made in the search for the plane's wreckage or NYT - Search for Jet Compounds the Mystery - March 9, ...


FEB 14

2014

TTU Selected to Join National Leaders in Engineering Education

The Pathways program will lead TTU through a process to design and implement unique plans to use entrepreneurship and innovation to transform undergraduate engineering education. This program was created by the NSF-funded National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation, known as the “We have to prepare students to create jobs, ...


FEB 10

2014

Engineers Week at TTU Ends with Recognitions for Faculty and Staff

Tennessee Tech University will recognize top engineering faculty, staff and alumni during Engineers Week, which kicked off Monday and runs through Thursday During the awards banquet on Thursday, the College of Engineering will award its annual Kinslow Award to assistant chemical engineering professor Cynthia Rice. Rice holds a joint appointment ...


JAN 13

2014

Tech Senior Dennis Ogbe Earns Academic All-American Award

Arguably the most prestigious academic award presented to student-athletes, Ogbe becomes the 36th Golden Eagle since 1976 to achieve the honor, sporting a 3.91 GPA in electrical Ogbe has also earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors twice in his career, once last season and again this year. Prior to the 2013-14 ...


JAN 18

2014

CoE Catches Up with Alumna Amy Elliott

Elliott earned her bachelor’s in mechanical engineering at TTU in 2009, then went on to earn a doctoral degree at Virginia Tech. At TTU, Elliott led two teams for the moonbuggy race at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. She was on TTU’s Baja team for three years and ...


JAN 20

2014

CoE'S Fidan Returns from Oak Ridge

Energy-efficient buildings have become a growing priority for Americans, and Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering professor Ismail Fidan is developing technology to conserve energy. Fidan, a professor in manufacturing and engineering technology, was a researcher for several months last semester at Oak Ridge National The three houses were designed ...


JAN 15

2014

Brazilians Without Borders Active at TTU

There is a fairly large cohort of foreign students at Tennessee Tech University (as of the Fall 2013, 979 international students are on our campus), and students from Brazil are the third largest nationality among the international student population. That isn’t by accident or coincidence; in 2011, in 2011, Brazil’s ...


JAN 15

2014

E-Week is Coming!

Today, over 70 engineering schools and societies celebrate E-Week, including Tennessee Tech’s College of Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect during E-Week Monday, February 17 Tuesday, February 18 Wednesday, February 19 Thursday, February 20 ...


DEC 30

2013

Motevalli Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article

Vahid Motevalli , Tennessee Tech College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research and < Innovation , was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on airport screening. Before coming to TTU, Motevalli was one of the founders of the George Washington University Aviation Institute. He has also served as project ...


DEC 20

2013

College of Engineering Sets Enrollment Record

Breaking these numbers down a little more, fall semester 2013 brought 653 new students to the college , a 97 percent increase over the last ten years. With 2,786 students, CoE is the largest college at TTU. These numbers also all represent a substantial gain over national averages for engineering ...


DEC 20

2013

Engineers Without Borders Gearing Up at TTU

The Engineers Without Borders organization puts young engineers to work at the project level. Their undertakings can be diverse, from agriculture, sanitation and civil engineering, to building affordable energy systems and monitoring water TTU engineering students in the club are working in remote areas of Putnam, Overton and Jackson counties ...


Dr. Wallace Prescott 1920-2014

During World War II, he taught map-making to trainees. After the war, he taught the hundreds of veterans coming home resume their studies. During the 1960s, as building after building was remodeled or constructed, he designed trusses and drew maps of the expanding But if it hadn't been for a ...


DEC 20

2013

Fall 2013 CoE Graduates with Honors

Phi Kappa Phi ( founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest and most exclusive honor society for all academic Kyle Randall Ray (Electrical and Computer Omicron Delta Kappa (founded in 1914, Omicron Delta Kappa recognizes meritorious leadership and development of general campus Who's Who Among College Students In ...


DEC 12

2013

Order of the Engineers Induction Ceremony on December 13

Members of the Order can be recognized by a stainless steel ring on the small finger of the working hand. The ring signifies a commitment to the Obligations of an Engineer, and holds the wearer to moral, ethical and professional standards. In the words of Homer Barton, one of the ...


DEC 12

2013

CoE Mechanical Engineering Professor Canfield Receives iCorps Award

When a boiler wall fails, it’s a huge problem that can cost a company millions of dollars in labor, repairs, down time and lost productivity – and boilers fail at a rate of 3 to 5 percent per year. Canfield’s robots are designed to inspect and weld boilers, ships and ...


DEC 7

2013

Pictures from FIRST LEGO League Competition

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DEC 12

2013

TTU Chemical Engineering Students Test Entrepreneurial Talents

There are other ways to cool a can of soda than with a refrigerator or ice in a glass...


DEC 12

2013

ECE Students Receive IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarships

Two Tennessee Tech University students were recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as among the best in North First- and second-year recipients are eligible for $2,000, with third-year recipients receiving $3,000 spread throughout the academic year. This competitive scholarship requires a letter of recommendation from an ...


DEC 08

2013

TTU College of Engineering Students Explore Co-Op Opportunities

CoE students who spend time at co-op positions emerge more than ready for the workplace; not only that, but students who have taken that route are often hired by the companies that already know them, where they have already spent time proving themselves. This is obviously a huge advantage in ...


DEC 08

2013

TTU Computer Science Student Wins 'Capture the Flag' Cyber-Security Competition

Each year, the National Cyber League hosts a sponsored cyber security competition called “Capture the Flag.” This year tournament-style competition engaged more than 900 participants across nation and they were tested for their technical security skills in exploitation, Windows and Linux passwords, cryptography, network data database exploitation and privilege ...


DEC 07

2013

Indian Exchange Students and Faculty Visit CoE CESR

As part of the 2013 Obama-Singh 21 st Century Knowledge Initiative Award Program, Tennessee Tech has been able to invite faculty and students from India’s Annamalai University for an exchange program; the move puts TTU in the company of such schools as Harvard School of Public Health, Ohio State University, ...


DEC 07

2013

FIRST LEGO League Tennessee Championship Tournament Coming to TTU Memorial Gym Dec. 7

Dec. 7, Tennessee Tech University will once again play host to FIRST LEGO League Tennessee Championship Tournament. The event will begin at 9 a.m. in Memorial Gym. This year’s theme is Nature’s Fury, and children will design and deploy robots that will take on tasks related to the aftermath of ...


DEC 03

2013

CEE Students Inspect Area Bridges

In late November, Tennessee Tech University Civil and Environmental Engineering assistant professor Matthew Yarnold took 12 students out for a closer look at a couple of area bridges in need of repair. The students, all seniors with the exception of one master’s student, took the field trip as part of ...


DEC 02

2013

CoE Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives Caplenor Faculty Research Award

Over the course of her career, Zhang has published 32 refereed journal papers and 22 conference proceeding papers, as well as giving 29 oral presentations at national and international conferences. In 2013, she received the College of Engineering’s Teacher-Scholar Award, as well as the Kinslow Award for outstanding paper in ...


DEC 02

2013

End of Semester Greetings from Dean Rencis

Hi, I'm Joe Rencis, Dean of the College of Engineering at Tennessee The fall semester is winding down right now, and I know everyone is working hard to complete their final papers, presentations, and other assignments. If you are graduating, congratulations; you have every reason to feel proud. You have ...


James Seay Brown, 1920-2013

Brown leaves an invaluable legacy at TTU’s College Engineering. He graduated from TTU in 1941, and joined the engineering faculty. His service at TTU was interrupted only by his during World War II in the U.S. Brown served as chairman of the Mechanical Department from 1950 to 1961, when he ...


NOV 29

2013

Goldieblox: A Toy Company Inspiring Young Girls to Become Engineers

This is a stupendously awesome commercial from a toy company called GoldieBlox, which has developed a set of interactive books and games to “disrupt the pink aisle and inspire the future generation of female engineers...


NOV 11

2013

Chinyere Mbachu Awarded Prestigious Schlumberger Foundation Fellowship

It’s been a long time coming, but four years’ worth of hard work has paid off for Chinyere Mbachu, a PhD Chemical Engineering student at Tennessee Technological University (TTU). Ms. Mbachu is the recipient of the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship of up to $50000 grant, on the ...


NOV 08

2013

Motevalli Talks Aviation Security in Wake of LAX Incident

In light of the shootings at Los Angeles International Airport in October 2013, TTU College of Engineering Associate Dean of Research and Innovation Vahid Motevalli was interviewed for an article in the New York Times...


NOV 08

2013

Civil, Mechanical Faculty Members Explore Technology to Monitor Bridge Performance

It's a well-known fact that America's infrastructure of roads, bridges, rail lines and electrical grids have been given a C-minus or D-plus rating by monitoring agencies...


NOV 06

2013

College of Engineering Faculty Pitch Ideas to Investors

"It takes money to make money" may be a shopworn cliché, but clichés always have a basis in hard facts. An innovator can have some great ideas, but ...


NOV 07

2013

Visit from India's College of Engineering, Pune, Highlights Similarities, Opportunities

You might not think so at first glance, but there are plenty of similarities between India's College of Engineering, Pune, and Tennessee Tech...


NOV 05

2013

Hixson Student Success Center Opens

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NOV 05

2013

CoE Student-Athlete Wins Coveted OVC Award

It's not easy being a successful Golden Eagle basketball player and an honors student in Electrical Engineering, but Dennis Ogbe has done just that...


NOV 05

2013

College of Engineering Hosts Cummins Filtration

Cummins Filtration and Tennessee Tech College of Engineering have had a long and fruitful relationship with each other, and that relationship was brought home in late when TTU hosted a team of visitors from the Dean Joseph Rencis presented a brief overview of TTU's College of Engineering, while Associate Dean ...


2013

2013

New Faculty Seminar Series Fall

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IMSD Upcoming Seminar Speaker to Visit October 24th, 2013

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OCT 18

2013

21ST Century Renaissance Engineers and Research - Q&A

You’ve probably heard talk of Renaissance Engineers, seen the College of Engineering Eminence Arrow design around campus, and heard the mantra of “to solve the technological challenges of the 21st century, the world needs engineers with a foundation of technical knowledge strengthened with the skills of research, innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership ...


Photos from 2013 College of Engineering Orientation Fair

A segment of the Concrete Close Theta Tau Close Some of the more than 450 people who saw the Close Students talking Close One of the nearly 30 displays at the Close Nearing the end of an informative and energetic ...


OCT 10

2013

TTU Career Fair 2013

Hundreds of well-dressed undergrads and grad students milled around in the Roaden University Center to network, distribute resumes and find out more about career opportunities. Well over 100 companies, many with a strong presence in Tennessee, were represented at this year’s Career Fair, including such familiar names as Cummins, Snap-On, ...


OCT 04

2013

TTU Electrical Engineers Seek to Improve Home Energy Monitoring

A student-designed energy-monitoring device is making its way from an electrical engineering lab at Tennessee Tech University to the federal patent office...


OCT 04

2013

Herald-Citizen: Assisting Entrepreneurs with ‘Pitching the Idea’

LAURA Recently, a few entrepreneurs came to the Biz Foundry to receive assistance in pitching their ideas to Allen Conger, along with TTU Chemical Engineering faculty members Holly Stretz and Jeff Thompson, recently presented their business, Promethia labs, LLC, to some of the board members of The Biz Foundry to ...


SEP 30

2013

DENSO Bestows $100,000 Award to TTU College of Engineering

TTU will be developing an Intelligent Vehicle Systems Development Cluster, bringing together talent and know-how from Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering departments to form a Vehicle Systems test bed. The test bed will be comprised of a small fleet of vehicles that will put designs to ...


SEP 30

2013

TTU College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty

Mechanical Engineering’s new chairperson is Mohan Rao, who holds a Ph.D. from Auburn University as well as an M.S. from Indian Institute of Science and a B.S. from Bangalore University. Rao comes from Michigan Tech, where he served as a professor of Mechanical Engineering; Rao is also a Fulbright Scholar ...


SEP 19

2013

TTU CEE Professor Wins Major ACEC Award

Enter Tennessee Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering instructor Kevin Young. Young comes from a different background than many TTU professors, with a long history in boots-on-the-ground work at a consulting engineering firm J.R. Wauford & Co., rather than academic research. Young and his firm, J.R. Wauford and Co., teamed with ...


SEP 19

2013

MET Professor Ismail Fidan to Attend FOEE Symposium

FOEE candidates are elite engineering educators who have devised innovative approaches to engineering education in the form of projects, laboratory or classroom work, distance learning or hands-on experiential learning. This year, Professor Ismail Fidan from TTU’s Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Department will be attending the FOEE Symposium in Irvine, Calif., ...


SEP 19

2013

Ivanhoe Fellowship Goes to TTU CoE Student

Kalyanapu and Bhuyian aim to advance flood modeling by improving the accuracy of digital elevation models or DEMs. DEMs are one of the main inputs in flood models. They represent the natural terrain in these models but are prone to large “The DEM data that’s available right now still has ...


SEP 19

2013

College of Engineering Orientation Fair

So everyone mark their calendars and don’t forget to come join ...


AUG 30

2013

Herald Citizen - TTU Institute Teams Up with Computer Scientists and Campus Researchers

TTU — Forget paper and pencil, or even a big white board. Most university research involves complicated math that ordinary computers and calculators are ill equipped to handle “There’s a lot of research going on, but people don’t have the resources to do some of the things they need to ...


AUG 26

2013

Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center Opens in Fall of 2013

Clay suffered a debilitating stroke in 1996, yet remained active and engaged with the help of his good friend Mary Northrup. Though Clay passed away in April 2009, his legacy with TTU continues through a $1.5 million estate gift to the College of Designed as much more than just a ...


AUG 26

2013

TTU Electrical Engineering Team Wins Wildcard in DARPA Spectrum Challenge

Tennessee Tech Electrical Engineering professor Adam Anderson and student Brett Witherspoon (Birmingham, Ala., B.S. in E.E. ’13) have been conducting research in Software Defined Radio systems, and their efforts have paid off with a wildcard slot in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Spectrum The researchers also won a trip ...


AUG 20

2013

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Leadership Retreat

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Leadership Retreat Agenda Friday night’s kickoff at Clement Hall included a barbeque dinner and meet-and-greet, with games and contests for participants before getting down to business the next day. On Saturday, the attendees formed breakout groups to brainstorm ideas on retention and recruiting, as well ...


AUG 20

2013

TTU CoE Engineers Design Compressed-Air Vehicle

“Tennessee Tech’s engineering and design personnel have just been a lifeline for us as a small business,” notes Phyllis Shelton, vice president of marketing at Rhoades Bike. “Dr. Sundaram in particular has a keen instinct for what’s marketable, and not just theoretical design. He has a real business sense for ...


AUG 20

2013

TTU Welcomes Provost Bahman Ghorashi and Vice President for Research and Economic Development Bharat K. Soni

Dr. Ghorashi comes from a post as Dean of the College of Engineering at Cleveland State University, and still serves as Executive Director for Fenn Research and Development Institute, an Ohio organization devoted to bringing industry together with academia for joint research projects. Dr.Ghorash holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in ...


AUG 13

2013

Engineering a Future Program for 7th and 8th Grade Girls

EaF One Day Workshop For young ladies in 5th and 6th grades, Engineering a Future is a one day workshop at the end of Engineering Week, in February. A $12 fee covers all activities, lunch, and a commemorative EaF Summer Camp For young ladies currently in 7th and 8th grades, ...


AUG 13

2013

TTU Mechanical Engineering Students Design and Build Walker

That’s where Tennessee Tech’s Early Intervention and Mechanical Engineering program comes into play. Student teams are presented with several challenges for special-needs children, all of which can be solved by designing and building adaptive devices. This particular undertaking had Austin Cook, Jarrett Snyder and Caleb Wilson “We then met with ...


AUG

2013

"TTU's student team entry won second place in the Hardware Competition at the IEEE SoutheastCon 2013 held in Jacksonville, FL

The annual IEEE Region 3 Student and Technical conference, SoutheastCon 2013...