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JUNE 16

2015

University of Makers

Read more from President Oldham's blog...

Philip B. Oldham, Ph.D., President of Tennessee Tech University

JUNE 16

2015

TN-SCORE celebrates five years of statewide collaboration in energy research

Researchers from Tennessee Technological University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, working together on...

Lauren Shull


JUNE 11

2015

TTU participates in White House's National Week of Making launch

For years, Tennessee Tech University students have created technologies and systems to solve problems facing society...

Lauren Shull


MAY 18

2015

TTU engineering progressor, grad student invited to do research for US Air Force

Mechanical engineering assistant professor Steve Anton and one of his dotoral students have been invited to spend this summer...

Lauren Shull


MAY 18

2015

TTU professor helping to prepare for droughts in Tennessee

A Tennessee Tech University professor is working to prepare Tennessee and its Cumberland River basins from future droughts and floods...

Lauren Shull


MAY 8

2015

Four engineering students design solar golf cart for TTUs Oldham

Four Tennessee Tech University manufacturing and engineering technology senior spent the semester designing and building....

Lauren Shull


MAY 5

2015

TTU's Sanders wins outstanding teaching award

Robby Sanders has been at Tennessee Tech University for less than five years.....

Lauren Shull


MAY 5

2015

Badoe wins excellence award from TTU

Every freshman at Tennessee Tech University is required to take a course...

Lauren Shull


MAY 4

2015

TTU student's research could assist cancer therapy

A Tennessee Tech University student is conducting research into a different form of therapy used to treat cancer....

Sarah Tate


MAY 4

2015

TTU student, faculty member receive service learning award

A Tennessee Tech University faculty member and student have received awards for their dedication to service learning....

Kory Riemensperger


APR 14

2015

TTU students elected to National Society of Black Engineers regional positions

For the first time since its founding in 1983, a student from Tennessee Tech University's chapter...

Kory Riemensperger


APR 10

2015

10th Annual Research Day

The College of Engineering was well represented at the 10th Annual Student Research Day held Thursday, April 9, 2015....

College of Engineering


APR 06

2015

National Robotics Week events April 6-9

Think robotics are cool? Want to learn more? TTU's autonomous robotics club is hosting...

Kory Riemensperger


APR 05

2015

Herald Citizen - TTU Student prusues research interests in Alabama internship

TTU - An early love of Tinker Toys helped to inspire Miranda McConnell of Bell Buckle to study mechanical engineering at Tennessee Tech University....

Herald Citizen


MAR 28

2015

Tennessee Astronaut Talks About Time on Space Station

An astronaut from Tennessee who recently returned from the International Space Station says he was most surprised by...

The Tennessean


MAR 16

2015

TTU computer science organizes national women in cybersecurity conference

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing fields globally. From 2007 to 2013, cybersecurity job postings increased 74 ...

Lauren Shull


MAR 13

2015

TTU to open virtual reality, prototyping and design lab

Some of the books once housed in Tennessee Tech Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library have made way for a different kind learning Amanda Ellis, a TTU BusinessMedia Center staff member, explores a human in the VisCube, a three-walled room that projects a 3-D image. The VisCube one part of TTU’s ...

Lauren Shull


MAR 10

2015

Students invited to compete in annual Cumberland Plateau Science and Engineering Fair at TTU

For the 61st year, students will create and test in an effort to win a prize at the Cumberland Plateau Science and Fair at Tennessee Tech ...

Lauren Shull


MAR 03

2015

Kierna Mason gives best oral presentation at TLSAMP Undergraduate Research Conference

Click here to view photographs of the event...


MAR 02

2015

Paul Degges receives Engineer of Distinction Award

The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Deputy Commissioner/Chief Engineer, Paul Degges, has been honored with the Tennessee Tech University’s Engineer of Distinction Award. Each year, as part of the celebration of Engineer’s Week, the Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering conveys awards to recognize excellence among its students, faculty, staff, alumni ...


MAR 02

2015

Two Tech Students named University Innovation Fellows

Two Tennessee Tech Students, Jonathan Abbotoy and Abigail Collins, out of 123 students from 52 U.S. higher education institutions have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation ...


Feb 28

2015

FULL INTERVIEW: NASA astronauts talk to SpaceAlabama.com from the ISS

Expedition 42 Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore and Flight Engineer Terry Virts, the two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station...

Josh Barrett


FEB 24

2015

FIRST LEGO League tournament held at TTU

by Jerry February On February 14, Tennessee Tech University again played to FIRST LEGO League Tennessee Championship Tournament. The theme for year’s competition was “World Class,” with the goal of using technology improve learning in new and innovative ...

Jerry Renshaw


FEB 24

2015

Awardees for TTU Engineers Week announced

Tennessee University will recognize top engineering faculty, staff and alumni during Week, Feb. 23 – Feb.

Lauren Shull


FEB 11

2015

A look back at Periasamy Rajan

Periasamy “Kari” Rajan retired from Tennessee University in fall 2014, after nearly 32 years with the university. 17 years Rajan’s career were spent as chair of TTU’s electrical and computer ...


FEB 11

2015

FIRST Lego League tournament returns to TTU

High school middle school students will spend Saturday, Feb. 14, at Tennessee University building robots designed to show adults how they want to ...

Elissa Longfellow


FEB 10

2015

TTU civil engineering team conducts bridge study

A team of Tennessee Tech University civil engineers monitor the demolition of an 85-year-old bridge, with the hope that the they gather will help others better understand bridge ...

Kory Riemensperger


FEB 10

2015

E-Week student events announced

Monday February at 4:30: Egg Monday February at 6:00: Monday February at 8:00: Cardboard Tuesday 24 at 11:00: Tug of Tuesday 24 at 5:00: Egg Tuesday 24 at 7:00: Poker and Chili Wednesday 25 at 5:00: SAME Obstacle Wednesday 25 at 8:00: Engineering February 2 5 : th to work ...


FEB 09

2015

Lamar Dunn receives 2015 Alumni Award

by Jerry February 9, Lamar Dunn, a 1964 graduate of Tennessee Tech civil engineering program, received the 2015 Alumni Award at a banquet February 6, 2015. Dunn was also named as Engineer of Distinction in ...

Jerry Renshaw


FEB 03

2015

Darrell Hoy appointed as associate Dean of academic affairs

With the retirement of Roy Loutzenheiser, engineering professor Darrel Hoy will be taking over as associate dean Academic Affairs at Tennessee Tech University’s College of st Century Renaissance Engineers”. particular, he is the lead of “Team REM”(Renaissance Education Model), which pioneering the use of the high-performance Team Alchemy™ system in ...

Jerry Renshaw


FEB 02

2015

TTU Eagle Works gears up for Spring 2015

by Jerry January 30, Every semester, Tennessee Tech University’s Eagle brings together teams of student innovators, to demonstrate their ability develop an innovative business plan. Eagle Works teams reach across to come up with truly collaborative startup ideas, while gaining ...


FEB 02

2015

TTU awards 25 high school girls for computer science

To encourage girls in Tennessee to pursue careers computer science, Tennessee Tech University will this month recognize 25 school students for their computing ...

Lauren Shull


JAN 22

2015

Associate Dean Roy Loutzenheiser to retire

By Jerry Renshaw January 22, 2015 Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering dean Roy Loutzenheiser comes from a long line of ...

Jerry Renshaw


JAN 21

2015

Chemical engineering student engaged in research at Oak Ridge

by Jerry January 21, Tennessee Tech University chemical engineering student Russell is working to make solar cells more efficient through research at Ridge National ...

Jerry Renshaw


JAN 20

2015

Coffee County's Vazquez co-ops with Adtran

Tennessee Tech University computer science major Vazquez will spend three semesters working for Adtran on a co-op, cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JAN 14

2015

FIRST LEGO League tournament returns to TTU

by Jerry January 14, On Feb. 14, Tennessee Tech University will once again host LEGO League’s tournament. Part of Tennessee East region, the championship includes schools from Nashville, Tullahoma and Knoxville. TTU has hosted the event for well over decade ...

Jerry Renshaw


JAN 13

2015

Putnam County's Burns co-ops with Premier System Integrators

Tennessee Tech University electrical engineering major Burns will spend one year working for Premier System Integrators on a co-op, cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JAN 13

2015

Chemical engineering's Arce receives Caplenor Award

engineering professor and chairman Pedro E. Arce is a recipient of this year’s Tech University Caplenor Faculty Research ...

Jerry Renshaw


JAN 13

2015

TTU chemical engineering student recognized by AICHE

by Jerry January 13, Tennessee Tech University chemical engineering senior Maxwell, of Cookeville, was recognized by the American Institute of ...


JAN 08

2015

Canfield, Fidan receive 2015 McCord Faculty Fellowship

by Jerry January 8, Mechanical engineering professor Stephen Canfield manufacturing and engineering technology professor Ismail Fidan each the Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering’s inaugural McCord Fellowship in Innovation and services. In the last decade, Fidan has received more than $1 million external research and development ...

Jerry Renshaw


JAN 08

2015

Davidson County's Demirjian co-ops with Roper Corp.

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Demirjian will spend one semester working for General Electrric-Roper Corp. a co-op, or cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JAN 07

2015

Motevalli interviewed in disappearance of Airasia 8501

by Jerry January 7, You can see the interview ...

Jerry Renshaw

JAN 06

2015

A look back at Paul R. Miller

Longtime College of Engineering professor Paul R. Miller passed away last year. The Cookeville Herald-Citizen's Megan Trotter penned this retrospective on Miller's life and career, which ran in the January 4, 2015 edition of the Paul Rader Miller started out tinkering on cars motorcycles in his youth; however, he later ...


DEC 19

2014

TTU engineering students provide custom assistive technology to area children

For the 15th year a row, mechanical engineering students in professor Stephen Canfield’s have designed assistive technology for community children just in time for ...

Kory Riemensperger


DEC 19

2014

CoE's Qiu named IEEE Fellow

Tennessee Tech University electrical engineering Robert Qiu has been recognized for his research accomplishments by his field’s leading professional ...


DEC 17

2014

TTU chemical engineering faculty evenly split between men and women

by Jerry December 17, In August of 2014, Tennessee Tech’s chemical department hired Laura Arias Chavez as assistant professor; Arias Chavez earned her bachelor’s in environmental engineering at Duke University, and her doctorate in and environmental engineering at Yale At Yale, Arias Chavez’ research focused on thin-film membranes for forward ...


DEC 17

2014

TTU Students Develop Specialized Rowing Bike for Cookeville High School Special Education Program

by Jerry December 17, Five students from Tennessee Tech University’s engineering program have built a rowing bike for the special education at Cookeville High School. The bike is designed for students who don’t full use of their lower extremities, but still want to maintain fitness and have fun in the ...


DEC 17

2014

Say hello to CoE student ambassadors

by Jerry December 17, For many freshman students at TTU’s College of one of their first experiences with the university involves a L-R, front row: Martinez, Chemical Engineering, Hendersonville, TN; Emily Reed, Civil Environmental Engineering, Cleveland, TN; Christine Guy-Baker, Civil Environmental Engineering, Murfreesboro, TN; Kaitlyn Thayvy, Civil Environmental Engineering, Murfreesboro, ...

Jerry Renshaw


DEC 16

2014

CoE graduate receives ROTC commission

On December 12, Nicholas Stephen White was commissioned as second lieutenant in the United States Army Reserves. White will serve Ordnance, and will be assigned to the 278 th Troop E, Special Squadron Armored Cavalry, Regiment, Tennessee National Guard. White basic training and AIT at Fort Leonard Wood for combat ...


DEC 15

2014

Periasamy Rajan, Ph.D. retirement party photo gallery

Interim Director, Center for Energy Systems Research, 2012 – present, Interim Associate Dean of engineering for Research and Innovation, 2012-13, Electrical and Computer Engineering Chairperson, 1991 – 2006, Interim Chairperson, 2010-2012, and Professor from 1985 to present celebrated his retirement with friends and family in Prescott Hall 225: Periasamy Rajan’s ...


DEC 15

2014

TTU electrical engineering students receive PES scholarships

by Jerry December 15, In 2014, the Institute of Electrical and Engineers awarded scholarships to 184 undergraduate students at universities. Included in those recipients were Tennessee Tech University engineering students Habeeb Kotun Jr. and Jimmy Left: Kotun Right: Nguyen with electrical engineering department head Wayne ...

Jerry Renshaw


DEC 12

2014

TTU students develop water filtration system

by Jerry December 12, A group of manufacturing engineering technology students from Tennessee Tech University have and built a stand-alone solar- powered water filtration system. The students designed system for an orphanage in the Dominican Republic, at the suggestion of Cookeville chapter of the Rotary Club solar-powered system to a ...

Jerry Renshaw


DEC 10

2014

Order of the Engineer induction ceremony Fall 2014

Since 1971, Tennessee Tech University has been a Link of the Order of the Engineer, and has since admitted over 6,500 to the Order, including a large percentage of the engineering faculty and graduating The ring is a constant reminder of wearer’s calling, a bond of strength in adversity, and ...


DEC 01

2014

TTU mechanical engineering students seek to improve knee replacements

by Jerry Renshaw December 1, 2014 A team of Tennessee Tech University mechanical students is working to make knee replacements last longer and work better enhance patients’ lives after surgery. Attaching ligaments to the replacement knee is one of most difficult parts of the surgery, but doing it correctly is ...

Jerry Renshaw


NOV 20

2014

Companies promote STEM through collaboration, connecting STEM to real life

Finding qualified job applicants continues to be a problem for many businesses, but solutions are being explored...


NOV 18

2014

A conversation with Adedeji Badiru

by Jerry November 18, Professor Adedeji B. Badiru has a Master’s in from Tennessee Tech University, as well as a Bachelor’s and Master’s industrial engineering; he went on to earn his doctorate in engineering at University of Central Florida in Orlando. Today, Badiru as senior academic officer for the Graduate ...

Jerry Renshaw


NOV 18

2014

Mechanical engineering's Faulkner balances engineering by day, racing by night

Joseph Faulkner, of Tennessee, grew up with the smell of racing gas and burnt rubber and the of high-performance engines. The mechanical engineering major at Tennessee University started racing go-karts at age eight. He still races almost weekend on the dirt-track ...


NOV 17

2014

Team Alchemy guides planning process at TTU College of Engineering

By Jerry October 22, Teams of ten people or fewer tend to be at the heart of organization’s innovation process. At Tennessee Tech University, a core of College of Engineering leaders is learning about a method centered the communication and accountability of people working in small teams innovate and create ...

Jerry Renshaw


NOV 12

2014

Basic Engineering professor Craven recognized as outstanding faculty advisor

At the latest conference of the Society of Women Tennessee Tech University professor Kristine Craven was named faculty advisor. Craven is a tenured assistant professor at TTU, where she been working since 2000. She was to be the Faculty Advisor for the TTU section of SWE in ...


NOV 11

2014

Report: U.S. manufacturing jobs go unfilled

by Jerry November 11, ...

Jerry Renshaw


NOV 06

2014

College of Engineering graduate highlighted in Prism magazine to speak

Adedeji Badiru has been highlighted in Prism magazine, notable for being the most popular magazine covering engineering education in the United States...


NOV 03

2014

College of Engineering readies for Homecoming

by Jerry November 3, ...

Jerry Renshaw


OCT 28

2014

Manufacturing jobs return to U.S.

October 28, ...


OCT 28

2014

Computer and electrical engineering major Matt Donovan interns at ORNL

by Jerry October 28, Tennessee Tech University student Matthew Donovan, Knoxville, says he always knew he wanted experience in practical computer not just abstractions of algorithms. Donovan wanted to program something to bridge the gap between hardware and ...


OCT 27

2014

Students explore job opportunities at 2014 Career Fair

by Jerry October 27, Every year, Tennessee Tech University hosts Career which sees dozens of students dressed in suits and ties as they resumes and interact with recruiters from various The next career fair for Engineering will be on February 26, ...

Jerry Renshaw


OCT 23

2014

TTU engineers help develop Quadricycle

Courtesy HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. , Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhoades Car International , the nation's leading 4-wheel bicycle manufacturer, today announced the release of its first model that allows all four passengers to pedal, the GoBoy President Bill Pomakoy says "We've had many requests for a 4-person model that allows ...


OCT 23

2014

MET professor Fidan attends Lean Manufacturing conference

by Jerry October 23, Tennessee Tech University manufacturing and technology professor Ismail Fidan attended a Lean Manufacturing conference by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the University of Memphis 9-10. The conference, held in Memphis, focused on mentoring and coaching Lean Manufacturing methods and gave attendees a chance to network ...

Jerry Renshaw


OCT 23

2014

TTU mechanical engineering professor to attend Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium

by Jerry November 7, Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering Chris Wilson will attend the 2014 Frontiers of Engineering Education Oct. 26-29 in Irvine, Calif. The symposium brings together faculty members are developing innovative, forward-thinking approaches to teaching in engineering ...


OCT 23

2014

Renaissance Education model team launched

To better enable its students to be well-prepared Tennessee Tech University’s College of Engineering has created a Education Model Team to integrate existing engineering best practices research-based ideas from across campus and the st century’s workplace ...


OCT 15

2014

ABET to visit campus

by Jerry October 15, Next week, Tennessee Tech University’s College Engineering will be visited by a team of six reviewers from the ABET (formally Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) . The external reviewers will be bachelor’s programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical and engineering, on the strength of self-study ...

Jerry Renshaw


OCT 10

2014

Fentress County's Jones co-ops with Raytheon Missile Systems

Tennessee Tech University electrical engineering Jordan Jones will spend the fall semester working for Raytheon Missile on a co-op. or cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


OCT 06

2014

Williamson County's Stansfield co-ops with SSOE Group

Tennessee Tech University civil engineering major Stansfield will spend three semesters working for SSOE Group on a co-op, cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


OCT 03

2014

Concrete prototype paving way to better structures

by Jerry October 3, Tennessee Tech University chemical engineering professor Biernacki and a team of researchers are testing ways to help reduce the cost construction projects nationwide and the release of greenhouse gases in the m aking of Mr. Biernacki interviewed some members of Materials and Tests Division to find ...


SEP 29

2014

Chinyere P. Mbachu receives 2014 Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award

September 29, by Lori Chinyere P. Mbachu of Tenn., recently was awar ded a Love of Learning award worth $500 by The Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of 147 nationwide to receive the www.PhiKappaPhi.org ...

Lauren Shull


SEP 23

2014

Gower family encourages pursuit of Tech engineering graduate degrees

Bob Gower’s 40-plus-year career in the semiconductor industry began before he even graduated from Tennessee Polytechnic Institute. Thanks to a recommendation by Professor Earl Flath of the Electrical Engineering Department, Bob was able to secure a summer internship at Texas Instruments, Inc. in Dallas. This internship not only paid for ...


SEP 18

2014

Mechanical engineering professor Steve Anton talks about Los Alamos National Labs

by Jerry Renshaw September 18, 2014 The name Los Alamos is, of course, synonymous with development of nuclear weapons and the stewardship of the United States’ nuclear arsenal. At Los Alamos National Labs, however, there’s much more going on than just that. We spent a little time talking to mechanical ...

Jerry Renshaw


SEP 17

2014

Putnam's Young co-ops with Roper Corp.

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering Leilani Young will spend two semesters working for Roper Corporation on co-op, or cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


SEP 16

2014

TTU Baja SAE team returns from India

by Jerry Renshaw and Karen September 16, ...

Jerry Renshaw and Karen Lykins


SEP 12

2014

VW expands Volkswagen Academy

by Jerry September 12, Volkswagen is intent on growth and expansion for operations at their Chattanooga, Tenn. plant, and their management that their need for qualified employees can best be answered partnerships with Tennessee Tech University and Chattanooga State ...

Jerry Renshaw


SEP 05

2014

TTU student Hoang Le to attend Noise-Con 2014

by Jerry September 5, ...


SEP 05

2014

TTU graduate attends Los Alamos Dynamic Summer School

By Jerry Sept. 5, Last summer, Tennessee Tech University alumna Hannah Ross participated in a selective summer school program offered annually at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The program, formally known as Los Alamos Dynamic Summer School, is for a group of 21 of upper level undergraduate students and first-year graduate ...

Jerry Renshaw


SEP 05

2014

2014-15 scholarship recipients announced

During the Engineering Banquet on September 5, recipients of 2014-15 scholarships for incoming students and transfers were Albert H. Arville Imogene Patrick Engineering Barge, Sumner and Cannon Bernice Kasbaum Chris and Privon Engineering Program Clay N. Engineering Cumberland Plateau Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing David and Vera Soloff Engineering ...


SEP 02

2014

Henry LeRoy Henderson, 1931-2014

Courtesy of Cookeville September 2, TTU Alumni Association, and served for many years on the College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board. Roy’s father, James Manson Henderson, was the first dean of TTU’s College of Engineering; Henderson Hall is named for (deceased), Cookeville, and one brother James Manson, Jr., Polytechnic Institute ...


SEP 02

2014

Paul R. Miller, 1929-2014

Obituary courtesy of Dr. Miller's son Paul Rader Miller came to Tennessee Tech in 1966 because he wanted to share his passion for Mechanical Engineering with engineering students. Most of us who thermodynamics, measurements, senior projects, and other courses with Miller in the 1960s thru 1990s will remember how his ...


SEP 02

2014

Pics from SAE Baja trip to India

Click here to view the photographs...


SEP 02

2014

Mission: Automation

This article adapted from MAHLE Newspaper, author: Maghen In December 2013, a group of Tennessee Tech mechanical engineering students expressed their interest in working with Engine Components USA, Inc., on their senior design project. MAHLE, based Morristown, Tenn.,is a supplier of pistons for Chrysler and ...

Maghen Browder


SEP 02

2014

Astronaut arranges for SEC football in space...

Astronaut Captain Barry E. Wilmore Tennessee Tech University Electrical Engineering graduate Read more...


AUG 27

2014

TTU engineering students selected for internships at Oak Ridge

by Jerry materials and structures, technical communication and additive the ‘walk’ phase, interns are assigned to mentors on a rotating basis, exposing us to all modern advanced manufacturing processes. The ‘run’ phase brings teams of interns together in the development of special interests in advanced manufacturing. Phase 2 is a ...

Jerry Renshaw


AUG 26

2014

Team of TTU engineering students take top honor at Lean Launchpad event

August 26, by Jerry swimming in the water surrounding houseboats. A team of Tennessee Tech University student engineers has developed a product to address this hazard, and are bringing it to marinas in Tennessee, and it’s estimated that Tennessee houseboat owners spend $102 million a year for extras for their ...

Jerry Renshaw


AUG 25

2014

Wilson County's Rainey co-ops with Roper Corp.

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering Michael Rainey will spend four months working for Roper Corp. on a co-op, cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


AUG 22

2014

Wilson County's Gray co-ops with Heatcraft

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Gray will spend four months working for Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration on co-op, or cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


AUG 18

2014

Hardin County's Umphry co-ops with Packaging Corp of America

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Umphrey will spend one year working for Packaging Corporation of America on co-op, or cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 30

2014

Wilson County's Foote co-ops with Modine Manufacturing

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Daniel Foote will spend one year working for Modine Manufacturing in Lawrenceburg on a co-op, or co-operative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 28

2014

Students part of pilot program combining business, engineering

Tennessee Tech University students last spring participated in a pilot program this spring to combine inventions developed chemical engineering students with the knowledge of business students to business here ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 25

2014

Fidan receives SME Award of Merit

In commemoration of his service to the manufacturing engineering profession, Tennessee Tech University professor Ismail Fidan was recently awarded the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ 2014 Award of Merit. Fidan is a professor in TTU’s manufacturing and engineering technology ...


JUL 25

2014

TTU’s Formula car breaks with conventional wisdom

Students on Tennessee Tech University’s Formula SAE team last year decided to design a faster, lighter and more efficient car to race against 120 university teams. They were among the first to use an aluminum frame instead of one of carbon and ...


JUL 10

2014

Grundy County's Simmons co-ops with Heatcraft

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering Victoria Simmons will spend nine months working for Heatcraft Refrigeration a co-op, or cooperative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 10

2014

Knox County's McGinnis co-ops with Adtran

Tennessee Tech University computer engineering major McGinnis will spend three months working for Adtrad on a co-op, or cooperative ...

Lauren Shull



JUL 01

2014

Anderson County's Shor co-ops with Adtran

Tennessee Tech University computer science major Alex Shor spend two semesters working for Adtran on a co-op, or co-operative ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 01

2014

Hamilton County's Russell co-ops with Flowserve Corporation

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Russell will spend seven months working for Flowserve Corporation in on a co-op, or co-operative education, ...

Lauren Shul


JUL 01

2014

Gibson County's Green co-ops with Crouch Engineering PC

Tennessee Tech University civil engineering major Green will spend one year working for Crouch Engineering on a co-op, or education, ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 01

2014

Wilson County's Foote co-ops with Modine Manufacturing

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Foote will spend one year working for Modine Manufacturing in Lawrenceburg on co-op, or co-operative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JUL 01

2014

Hawkins County's Carroll co-ops with Mahle

Tennessee Tech University manufacturing and technology major Joshua Carroll will spend seven months working for Mahle on co-op, or co-operative education, ...

Lauren Shull


JUN 30

2014

Rencis named American Society for Engineering Education president-elect

Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering Dean Joe Rencis was installed as president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education at the recent annual conference in Indianapolis, June 15-18, 2014.

Karen Lykins


JUN 09

2014

Cheatham County's Wade co-ops with AdTran

Tennessee Tech University computer engineering major Austin Wade will spend three semesters working for AdTran on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


JUN 09

2014

Williamson County's Abernathy co-ops with Jackson Energy Authority

Tennessee Tech University civil and environmental engineering major Peyton Abernathy will spend one year working Jackson Energy Authority on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


JUN 03

2014

Sumner County's McCoin co-ops with Marvin Doors and Windows

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Alexander McCoin will spend one year working for Marvin Doors and Windows in Ripley on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


JUN 03

2014

Hamilton County's Jordan co-ops with MedSolutions

Tennessee Tech University computer engineering major Germonte Jordan will spend one year working for MedSolutions: Intelligent Cost Management on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.


JUN 03

2014

Blount County's Humphreys co-ops with Jackson Energy

Tennessee Tech University civil and environmental engineering major Emily Humphreys will spend one year working for Jackson Energy Authority on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


JUN 03

2014

Roane County's Riggs co-ops with Milliken and Co.

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Joshua Riggs will spend 15 months working for Milliken and Co. on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


JUN 03

2014

Coffee County's Lynn co-ops with VTC Aerospace Systems

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Jacob E. Lynn will spend six months working for VTC Aerospace Systems on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


MAY 28

2014

TTU business, engineering students team up to invent market ideas

Bringing a new drug to market in the United States takes more than a decade and often billions of ...


MAY 27

2014

Sevier County's McBryde co-ops with Siemens

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Christopher McBryde will spend one year working for Siemens on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.


MAY 27

2014

Greene County's Reynolds co-ops with Colortech, Inc.

Tennessee Tech University chemical engineering major Emily Reynolds will spend two semesters working for Colortech, Inc., on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.


MAY 27

2014

Dyer County's Gavin co-ops with Hexpol Compounding

Tennessee Tech University computer engineering major Tyler Gavin will spend one year working for Hexpol Compounding on a co-op, or cooperative education, ...


MAY 27

2014

Coffee County's Gaetjens co-ops with Lee Company

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major William Gaetjens will spend 12 weeks working for Lee Company on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.


MAY 22

2014

Davidson County's Burton co-ops with Mueller Company

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Parker Burton will spend one year working for Mueller Company on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.


MAY 21

2014

Williamson County's Ryan Hintz co-ops with DENSO Manufacturing

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Ryan Hintz will spend one year working for DENSO Manufacturing on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.


MAY 21

2014

Washington County's Good co-ops with A.O. Smith

The Princeton ...


MAY 21

2014

Cumberland County's Pugh co-ops with DENSO Manufacturing

Tennessee Tech University mechanical and engineering technologies major James Pugh will spend one year working for DENSO Manufacturing on a co-op, or cooperative education, The Princeton ...


MAY 08

2014

TTU's Zhang recognized for quality of research, instruction

Ying Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering, has awarded Tennessee Tech University’s highest faculty honor, the 2013 Faculty Research www.tntech.edu/web/live ...

Lauren Shull


APR 29

2014

Cirak named university innovation fellow by NSF-funded Pathways to Innovation

Enis Cirak, a chemical engineering student at Tennessee Tech University, was recently trained to be a university innovation fellow for the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation ...


APR 29

2014

TTU recognizes three faculty for commitment to teaching, service

This spring, Tennessee Tech University will recognize three of its faculty members for their commitment to teaching and professional service. Each of the three is being recognized ...


APR 28

2014

TTU chemistry, chemical engineering students join nation's top ranks TTU chemistry, chemical engineering students join nation's top ranks

Amanda Werlein, junior at Tennessee Tech University, divides her time between the chemistry lab, where she works with metals with low levels of radioactivity, and the practice room, where she plays euphonium and belongs to the tuba ...


APR 17

2014

First national Women in Cybersecurity conference a success

As computer viruses like the Heartbleed bug and other security threats continue to steal data, Tennessee Tech University computer scientists are helping to build a diverse and talented workforce ready to meet those challenges The conference aimed to broaden the participation rates of women in cybersecurity. Women make up approximately ...


APR

2014

Fuel Cells and Electrochemistry

A fuel cell uses the chemical energy of hydrogen to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity, with water and heat as by products...


MAR 21

2014

Learn about alternative energy at TTU Oakley STEM Center April 11

www.tntech.edu/stem/fab-fridays . For more information, visit www.tntech.edu/stem or call (931) ...


MAR 12

2014

Deadline for regional science and engineering fair is March 19

The March 19 deadline is fast approaching for entering the 60 th annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering www.tntech.edu/scifair/ for the regional fair rules and guidelines, information for parents and teachers, registration forms that can be submitted online and pictures from previous regional https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef . The site includes information ...


FEB 20

2014

TTU selected to join national leaders in engineering education

The March 19 deadline is fast approaching for entering the 60 th annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering www.tntech.edu/scifair/ for the regional fair rules and guidelines, information for parents and teachers, registration forms that can be submitted online and pictures from previous regional https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef . The site includes information ...


FEB 19

2014

TTU recognizes engineering alumni

Kim ’94 industrial Lynne ’83, computer Cullen Lamar ’64, civil After nine years working for the state, he opened an office in Knoxville for the international consulting firm of Russell & Axon. In the course of nine years at Russell & Axon, his responsibilities increased, culminating in the position of ...


FEB 17

2014

Engineers Week at TTU ends with recognition for faculty, staff

Faculty and staff work together well to assist students in achieving their ultimate goal, a degree in chemical The college’s Sissom Award will go to Adam L. Anderson, an assistant professor in TTU’s electrical and computer engineering ...


JAN 29

2014

Franklin County's Parker co-ops with Aerospace Testing Alliance

Parker, of Estill Springs, will support senior-level engineers in the instrumentation and control applications in the aero propulsion system test Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across ...


JAN 29

2014

Sullivan County's Addington co-ops with Hood Container

Addington, of Kingsport, will assist in product and materials testing, as well as other Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit ...


JAN 29

2014

Unicoi County's Jackson co-ops with General Electric/Roper Corp

Addington, of Kingsport, will assist in product and materials testing, as well as other Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit ...


JAN 29

2014

Bedford County's Epperson co-ops with ZF Lemforder

Epperson, of Shelbyville, will work on continuous improvement of production line assembly for chassis Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit ...


JAN 29

2014

Coffee County's Reagan co-ops with Shiroki North America

Epperson, of Shelbyville, will work on continuous improvement of production line assembly for chassis Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit ...


JAN 29

2014

Warren County's Gawel co-ops with Shaw Industries

Gawel, of McMinnville, will work in the production department of Shaw’s extrusion Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit and government ...


JAN 29

2014

Smith County's Malone co-ops with Shiroki North America

Gawel, of McMinnville, will work in the production department of Shaw’s extrusion Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit and government ...


JAN 29

2014

Loudon County's Rogers co-ops with Argonne National Laboratory

Rogers, of Lenoir City, will do research in the field of tribology, a branch of engineering dealing with friction and wear of Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of ...


JAN 29

2014

Roane County's Umbehagen co-ops with Lennox Industries

Umbehagen, of Kingston, will maintain factory machines, design new assembly lines and assist on-site engineers in a variety of other Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across ...


JAN 29

2014

Hamblen County's Foster co-ops with Lennox Industries

Foster, of Morristown, will assist the IT department with daily tasks, including fixing computers and printers, and writing and editing programs for the machines on the plant Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office ...


JAN 13

2014

Wilson County's Patterson co-ops with Lennox

Patterson, of Mount Juliet, will expand his practical knowledge working with the Lennox Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit and ...


JAN 08

2014

Hawkins County's Gray co-ops with Sain Engineering Associates

Gray, of Church Hill, will assist other engineers with energy audits and other energy conservation Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, ...


JAN 07

2014

Overton County's Jolley co-ops with Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration

Jolley, of Livingston, will work closely with manufacturing engineers to improve quality and performance of production lines in the company’s Tifton, Ga., Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. The office works regularly with hundreds of ...