eBlast for Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

Fall 2019 Engineering Graduates: Registration is open for

Please bring the exact amount or pay by check. There will be no refunds, although initiates who miss a ceremony for unavoidable reasons may participate in the next scheduled ceremony. If you wish to accept this invitation, please come by Clement Hall, Room 201, no later than noon, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019.

Induction into the Professions Ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at 3 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Participants need to arrive by 2:45 p.m. The ceremony is public. Guests are invited and encouraged to attend the ceremony which will last approximately 45 minutes.


Congratulations graduating seniors, we have a gift for you! Complete the survey at www.tntech.edu/engineering/grad-survey and pick up your gift at the College of Engineering Graduation Reception Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019  FIT West Gym immediately following commencement rehearsal. Free food! Can’t get to the reception? Pick up your gift in Clement 201.


iMakerSpace Holiday Design Contest - Design and 3-D print and ornament for our tree for a chance to win great prizes! Winners announced Friday, Dec. 6th. Visit the iMakerSpace on the 3rd floor of the Library, Room 348 to design, 3-D print and submit your ornament.


CMR LIGHTNING ROUNDS! Hear the graduate students of the Center for Manufacturing Research describe their Masters and PhD research in a lightning-fast format.  Presenters include Allen Yu, Hao Lu, Seymur Hasanov, Kuo Yang, Josh Daugherty, and Andreas Sauter of Mechanical Engineering and Riri Oderhohwo of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Thursday, Nov. 21, 3:30 – 4:45 pm in Prescott Hall, Room 225.  Lite refreshments provided.  Contact Michelle Davis at mdavis@tntech.edu for more information about the topics.


Undergraduate Research Seminar: Eungkyun Kim and Gabrielle Waters This week in the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar Series, we will have talks from two Tech undergraduates. Electrical Engineering major Eungkyun Kim will describe his work measuring properties of a nuclear decay that can produce a troublesome background in exquisitely sensitive experiments that test fundamental properties of the universe. Chemical Engineering major Gabrielle Waters will discuss her development of techniques that allow spent nuclear fuel to be reprocessed, thereby enhancing the sustainability of nuclear fuel as a source of energy. The seminar will be this Friday, Nov. 22nd at 3 p.m. in Foundation Hall, Room 238, with refreshments served at 2:30 p.m. Visit the seminar webpage to see a 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 Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Godson Ebenezer Adjovu in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil Engineering Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Prescott Hall, Room 313.


Apply to be an Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for the College of Engineering, earning $10 per hour for up to 10 hours per week in the spring semester. We are offering positions for CSC 1300, CSC 1310, and ENGR 1120. To be an SI Leader, you must have earned a B or an A in the course, be able to attend that course, be able to offer 2-3 hours of help sessions per week, and attend meetings with Dr. Powell. For information, contact Dr. Powell, epowell@tntech.edu. To apply online, please visit the following website: https://www.tntech.edu/ssc/engineering/study-resources.php.


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