eBlast for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019

College-to-Career Mixer CANCELLED due to low registration.  


NSBE General Body Meeting TODAY Thursday, Oct. 31st during dead hour - 11-noon in Johnson Hall, Room 308.


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering: Please join us Monday, Nov. 4th at 2:30 p.m. in Prescott Hall, Room 313 to hear Dr. Candace Brakewood. Dr. Brakewood is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Knoxville. She will be sharing about Big Data Approaches to Understanding the Intersection of Bikesharing and Public Transit.


NSBE Basketball Tournament Thursday, Nov. 7th 5:30 to 11 p.m. in the Fitness Center – West Gym. Grand Prize: $125 Sign-up fee: $25/Team | $5/Sub-Player - Includes Pizza, Drinks, Wings, etc. Sign up before Tuesday, Nov. 5th HERE. For more information contact ttu.nsbe.programschair@gmail.com


The Department of Mechanical Engineering announces the Dissertation Defense of Venkata Avinash Paruchuri In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy TODAY  Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 from 9 to 11 a.m. in Brown Hall, Room 241.


Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series 11-11:30 a.m. CST TODAY Thursday, Oct. 31: "Design and Additive Manufacturing of Porous Titanium Scaffolds for Optimum Cell Viability in Bone Tissue Engineering" with Bingbing Li, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, California State University, Northridge, California. Join from anywhere via tntech.zoom.us/j/432789883 - Sponsored by the iMakerSpace, 3rd floor, Volpe Library -


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Katie M. Groves in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science TODAY Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. in Brown Hall, Room 208.


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Lydia Kathleen Johnson in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil Engineering TODAY Thursday, Oct. 31st, 2019 at 3:15 p.m. in Prescott Hall, Room 225.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Jonathan Chappell in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering TODAY Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in Clement Hall, Room 119.


This week in the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar series, Caltech physics graduate student Marie Blatnik will be on campus to talk about her experiences as a scientist and her work on an experiment getting underway down the road at Oak Ridge National Lab which uses cutting-edge technology alongside 18th century knowhow to probe a fundamental mystery of the universe-- why there is so much more matter than antimatter. The seminar will be this Friday (Nov. 1st) at 3 p.m. in Foundation Hall, Room 238, with refreshments served at 2:30 p.m. Visit the seminar webpage to see Marie’s full abstract. This seminar series is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Giovanni Mainardi in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in Brown Hall, Room 241.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Dakota Strange in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. – noon in Brown Hall, Room 236.


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