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College of Engineering

eBlast for August 19, 2021

  • CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    TODAY & TOMORROW – Aug. 19 & 20

    Monday, Aug. 23

    • Careers N’ Coffee | 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | RUC Ground Floor, SWOOPS Lobby | Visit with Life University and Career Ambassadors at the first Careers N’ Coffee of the semester! Plus have a FREE cup of coffee!
    • Employer Spotlight: Tennessee Highway Patrol State Trooper | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | RUC Lobby, First Floor

    Tuesday, Aug. 24

    • Co-Op Meet-Up #1 | 11 a.m. to noon | Clement Hall, Room 212 | Mandatory for any co-op position accepted.

    Thursday, Aug. 26

    • Purple Career Readiness Events (Juniors & Seniors): What Employers Look for in College Graduates| 11 to 11:45 a.m. | RUC 2nd floor Multipurpose Room - Sponsored by Enterprise Holdings

    Tuesday, Aug. 31

    • Purple Career Readiness Events (Juniors & Seniors): Resume Tweaks for the Upcoming Job Fairs | 11 to 11:45 a.m. | RUC 2nd floor Multipurpose Room - Sponsored by Enterprise Holdings
  • COLLEGEWIDE

    TODAY – Aug. 19 Fueled to Fly with Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center in Clement Hall, Room 208. Stop by the Student Success Center get a free donut, a cup of coffee and learn more about the services they offer.


    Take a Fall Elective with Chemical Engineering.

    CHE 6810 Advanced Introduction to Rheology (3 cr hr)

    Instructor: Dr. Bahman Ghorashi bghorashi@tntech.edu

    • This course introduces the science of Rheology and its applications in chemical and petrochemical, food, pharmaceutical, and polymer industries.
    • Students learn the types and characteristics of non-Newtonian materials, as well as various governing rheological equations and their applications.
    • Industrial Applications are discussed via case studies of topics selected by students and presented to class.

    Prerequisite: Graduate/ undergraduate, CHE 3121 or equivalent (Fluid Mechanics)

    CHE6810/7970 – Advanced Polymer Engineering (3 cr hr)

    Instructor: Dr. Holly Stretz hstretz@tntech.edu

    • Emphasis will be on commercial polymer production operations, characterization of polymers and mechanical property models, especially viscoelasticity and flow.
    • Biopolymers included.
    • Useful in chemical production, polymer compounding, 3-D printing, tires, paint and adhesive coatings, pharmaceuticals, foods, environmental analysis and alternative energy.
    • Team project, open ended.

    Prerequisite: Organic chemistry or consult with professor. Variety of backgrounds is desired.

    CHE 7970 – Transport and Reaction in Tumor’s Treatment (3 cr hr) 

    Instructor: Dr. Pedro Arce parce@tntech.edu

    Guest Instructor:  Dr. Robby Sanders rsanders@tntech.edu

    • Motion of drugs through microcirculatory system
    • How drugs arrive at treatment site
    • Balance of diffusion and reaction controlling efficacy
    • Relevancy to cancer treatment
    • Key fundamentals of transport in biosystems
    • Multiscale analysis in tumor domains

    Prerequisite: See Instructor. Variety of backgrounds is desired.

  • STUDENT GROUPS

    EVERYONE WELCOME!

    The Water Professionals and ASCE student chapters of the Department of Civil and Environmental will be hosting Career Day with TN Department of Environment and Conservation on Thursday, Aug 26th. Learn more.

    TTU Water Professionals in collaboration with ASCE present

    Career Day

    TN Department of Environment & Conversation

    Looking for a career that …

    • Enhances the quality of life for citizens of TN
    • Protects and improves TN’s land, water and air
    • Promotes and protects public health
    • Provides outdoor recreational experiences
    • Conserves natural, cultural and historical resources

    Come hear about career options from TDEC’s Division of Water Resources!

    Main Event

    Aug. 26 in Prescott Hall, 330 from 11 a.m. to noon

    Meet & Greet

    Aug. 26 in Prescott Hall, 217 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Free Pizza while they last! Freshmen through Seniors are welcome! Bring your resume!

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