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eBlast for Nov. 9, 2021

  • CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    Check your email for

    'Need to Know Opportunities'

    for information about upcoming 

    Center for Career Development events!

  • COLLEGEWIDE

    Nov. 1st - 29th

    iMakerSpace Holiday Ornament Design Contest

    Design an ornament to go on our holiday tree! Feel free to use our machines in the makerspace! There will be three categories:

      • BEST OVERALL: Wins spool of filament and a trophy
      • FREEHAND AWARD: Wins a trophy (must be drawn with 3D pen)
      • iMAKERSPACE CHOICE AWARD: Wins a trophy (be creative)

    Rules:

      • Cannot exceed 5x5”
      • Must be appropriate
      • Up to two submissions per entrant
      • Ornament must be hung on tree before November 30th

    WHEN?

      • November 1st-29th

    WHERE?

      • The iMakerSpace
      • WINNERS ANNOUNCED:
      • 30th at 11 am

    TOMORROW

    Nov. 10

    The 2021 Eagle Works Idea Challenge is happening November 10!

    Your idea. 90 seconds. $1,500 in prizes!

    Virtual Event @ 5 p.m. Open to all students. You must be registered to compete. Register and find more information here.

    https://www.tntech.edu/innovation/eagleworks/


    Nov. 18

    iMakerSpace Open House + Pancakes

    Come visit the iMakerSpace in Volpe Library 348 from 11am to 12pm on November 18th to enjoy some pancakes and see some of the cool things the iMakerSpace has to offer! You will be able to design and “print” your own pancakes via the PancakeBots in the space! In addition to 3D printing pancakes, we will have open demonstrations of 3D scanning objects for 3D printing and laser cutting keychains with our GlowForge Pro. 

  • GRADUATE STUDIES

    TOMORROW

    Dissertation Defense of Brian R. Brown

    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Dissertation Defense of Brian R. Brown in partial  fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering November 10, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/86711042104?pwd=ZzlEYng1cDI5aDZad2N4SXhXT2JsUT09 Meeting ID: 867 1104 2104 Passcode: 425974

  • TUTORING & MORE

    Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center
    Clement Hall 208
    Tutoring Hours:

    Monday

    • 1:30-4:30 (3): MATH 1910, MATH 1920, PHYS 2110
    • 2-4:30 (2.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Tuesday

    • 8-10:30 (2.5): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 12-1 (1): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 1-4:30 (3.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Wednesday

    • 2:30-4:30 (2): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 2-4:30 (2.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Thursday

    • 8-10:30 (2.5): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 12-1 (1): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 3-4:30 (1.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Friday

    • 11:30-4:30 (5): MATH 1910, MATH 1920, PHYS 2110

    Tutoring for ECE Classes

    Monday – Thursday | 5 – 8 p.m. | Brown 303
      • No appointment is necessary
      • Students may drop in for any amount of time needed.

    Tutoring Available with Pi Tau Sigma

    Mondays from 6 - 8 p.m. | Brown 326

    Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring on Monday nights from 6 - 8 p.m. in Brown 326. Tutoring is available for any ME course up to 3000 level, Physics I & II, Math up to Calculus III, Statics, Mechanics and Materials, MATLAB, and Graphics.

    Contact Abbey Ward (aeward42@tntech.edu) or Andrew Gothard (atgothard42@tntech.edu) for more information. To join online: Teams Link


    Aviation Ground School, MET 2640

    Aviation Ground School will be offered this spring. This course covers aircraft and aircraft systems, theory and principles of flight, weather, navigation, flight safety, and other topics which will prepare you for the FAA Private Pilot written test. Many of these topics are also needed for FAA Remote Pilot (part 107) certification. There are no prerequisites and no flying experience is needed. Sign up for MET 2640, Spring 2022, Tues. & Thurs. at 4:30 -5:45 p.m. For more information e-mail jausten@tntech.edu.


    Complement your major with a minor in Engineering Technology!

    WHY?
      • Provide rewarding experience where you can use hands-on skills to solve problems
      • Prepare you to work in manufacturing industries from designing to improving processes
      • Develop management skills needed for your success in many various industry or business systems
      • Increase your job-hunting skills with courses that helps you gain solid technical skills
    WHAT?
      • Courses in manufacturing processes, automated manufacturing, mechatronics, industrial robotics, computer-aided design and manufacturing, lean six sigma and plant layout
      • Hands-on skill sets that help you increase your marketability
    WHAT ELSE?
      • Small class sizes
      • Numerous labs
      • Extra-curricular activities
      • Plant tours
      • Student chapters of professional societies
    HOW?
      • Complete fifteen (15) semester hours to include nine (9) lower division hours and six (6) upper division hours
      • Talk to your advisor about adding an ET minor
    WHERE?
      • For more information, see a MET faculty member or contact the MET office.

    Manufacturing & Engineering Technology

    Lewis Hall 107A | 931-372-3263 | met@tntech.edu | www.tntech.edu/met


    Engineering Economics for Energy Development and Sustainability

    CHE 4973- SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING with visiting professor Whitney Davis, Ph.D.

    Spring 2022 | Fridays, 8 – 10:30 a.m. | Virtual and in-person meetings

    IN THIS COURSE:
      1. Build an economic framework to evaluate investments in energy systems and sustainability. 
      2. Understand behavioral and financial factors impacting the utilization of energy resources, energy innovation and sustainability, and economic feasibility.
      3. Apply an economic framework to evaluate real-life topics encountered in the chemical engineering field. 
    ECONOMIC TOPICS INCLUDE:
      • Risk assessment
      • Quantifying and evaluating financial and economic costs and benefits
      • Time value of money 
      • Financial management and budgeting
      • Approaches to determining the “optimal” investment
    CONCEPTS WILL BE APPLIED TO:
      • Improvements to conventional and renewable energy systems in response to environmental concerns
      • Design and utilization of renewable energy resources
      • Innovations to expand the capacity of energy systems
      • Use of chemical products and processes 
      • Energy storage and conversion

    CHE 4973 is open to juniors & seniors from all majors.

    Prerequisite: Differential Equations

    A permit will need to be obtain from the Chemical Engineering Office, PRSC 214.

    Talk to your advisor today!
  • STUDENT GROUPS

    TODAY

    ACM-W Meeting with Speaker Chelsey Long

    Nov. 9 | 11 a.m. – noon | Bruner 228

    Join ACM-W for their next meeting featuring speaker Chelsey Long. Chelsey is a TN Tech alum who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a concentration in software. She works as a consultant for Antage, and is coming to talk about her experience in the Computer Science field. There will be a Q&A session after her talk. Pizza will be provided.

    Be sure to check out ACM's latest newsletter!


    THURSDAY

    Tennessee Tech Amateur Radio Society

    Every Thursday classes are in session @ 6 p.m., Brown 406

    Join us Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Brown 406 to discover and discuss amateur (ham) radio, the projects we are undertaking and what radio is all about! If you’re interested in emergency communications or a fun new hobby, amateur radio is for you! Join us on https://discord.gg/GgHchaF62V 

  • GRADUATING FALL 2021?

    For those graduating Dec. 17, 2021 - 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 201, no later than Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021.

    Induction into the Professions Ceremony will be held Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Participants need to arrive by 2:45 p.m. 


    Attention All Graduates,

    We have a gift for you!

    Simply complete the First Destination Survey. Then, come by Clement 201 to get your gift. The results of the survey are used to determine Tech’s national college ranking among other institutions, and thus impacts the perceived value of your degree. A higher Tech ranking will help open doors for you professionally. Congratulations on accomplishing this first step.

    Wings Up!
    – Joseph C. Slater, Dean.

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