eBlast for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019

Join the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Organization (MEGSO) for an Info Session to explore and answer your questions about applying to graduate school, plus get helpful research, collaboration, and funding opportunity tips to make getting your advanced degree easier. Current mechanical engineering graduate students and those considering an advanced degree (master’s or Ph.D.) are encouraged to come network with current M.E. faculty and graduate students. The session will be in Brown Hall, Room 236 at 11 a.m. on TODAY Tuesday, Oct. 22.  For more information, please contact Dr. Ethan Languri, elanguri@tntech.edu.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Micah D. Rentschler in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science TODAY Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at 2 p.m. in Brown Hall, Room 208.


YOU are invited! John Schmisseur, Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee Space Institute will be speaking about his research in fluid dynamics and application in space TODAY Tuesday, Oct. 22nd @ 7 p.m. in Brown Hall, Room 241. Refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored and hosted by the Tech Society of Women Engineers.


Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, (SEDS) will be hosting YouTube star and model rocket enthusiast, Joe Barnard TOMORROW Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Joe will be giving an open panel on the construction of his vector controlled model rockets and some of the difficulties and triumphs he has encountered along the way. The presentation will take place in the iCube Makerspace located in the third floor of Volpe Library, Room 348. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff5245EBfis


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Armstrong Aboah in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Transportation Engineering TOMORROW Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in Prescott Hall, Room 225.


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers will be hosting a meeting on Thursday, October 24th, at dead hour in Brown hall 237, We will be joined by Brad Long from Cummins, who will discuss his career and the opportunities available to mechanical engineers at Cummins.


Theta Tau will be hosting a SMASH tournament Thursday, Oct. 24th beginning at 6 p.m. in the BCC lounge (UC 258). Pre-register for $5 by emailing at th.lambdabeta@gmail.com, $6 registration for walk-ins. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placed.


Annual ASME/ARC Cookout-Bonfire-Hayride

What: Bonfire, Hotdogs, chili, hot chocolate, smores, hayride

Where: Canfield’s Farm (525 East Thomas Allen Road, Cookeville 38506)

When: Thursday, 10/24/19, starting approx. 5:30 pm until ?

Who: Members of ASME/ARC, friends, Tech engineering students

Why: Thanks to ASME/ARC for outreach and supporting Engineering at Tech

Contact Mason Angel mrangel42@students.tntech.edu for more information. 


Please join the Department of Mechanical Engineering in celebrating the life and legacy of former faculty member, Dr. Vireshwar Sahai. His family has generously funded the Vireshwar Sahai Endowment for Engineering and Mathematics in his memory; and a reception to honor Dr. Sahai is planned for Friday, Oct. 25, from 3-4 p.m. in Brown Hall, Room 241. Faculty and staff who worked with Dr. Sahai are welcome to share their memories of him at the event, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please email Beth Smith, basmith@tntech.edu.


Tennessee Tech Living and Learning Villages Legacy Series: Join Dr. Stephen Ressler as he presents a seminar on “Roman Aqueducts” Monday, Oct. 28th at 7:30 p.m. in Prescott Hall Auditorium. Ressler is Professor Emeritus from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he taught civil engineering for 21 years. He is a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and a registered Professional Engineer. Contact Dr. Lenly Weathers for more information: lweathers@tntech.edu https://stephenjressler.com/


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Dissertation Defense of Lily L. Li in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctorate of Philosophy Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 11 a.m. at 11 a.m. 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 Thursday, Oct. 31st, 2019 at 3:15 p.m. in Prescott Hall, Room 225.


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