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College of Engineering

eBlast for April 5, 2022

  • Center for Career Development

    TOMORROW – April 6

    Careers n’ Coffee: Bed Bath & Beyond

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Swoops Food Court

    Thursday – April 7

    LAST Gold Career Readiness Workshop

    11 a.m. – Stonecipher Lecture Hall 113

    Do you still need to attend one more workshop to complete your Gold Career Readiness Application? Join the Center for Career Development on Thursday, April 7 beginning at 11 a.m. in Stonecipher Lecture Hall, Room 113 for our final Gold Career Readiness Workshop, a Recap/Make-up workshop, of the semester!

    Tuesday – April 12

    Career Readiness: Career Readiness Recap & Makeup

    11 a.m. – noon |Roaden University Center, Multipurpose Room

    Tuesday – April 19

    Employer Spotlight: Expo Day

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Centennial Plaza

    For employers seeking to fill part-time, seasonal and full-time positions.

    To register, contact Sonja Higgenbotham at

    Wednesday – April 20

    Careers n’ Coffee: Hilton Software

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Swoops Food Court

     Center for Career

  • Collegewide

    Thursday – April 7

    iMakerSpace Workshop: Arduino Programming

    11-11:45 a.m. | iMakerSpace, Volpe Library 3rd floor

    Please register for each event by emailing with your name, major, and T-Number.

    Saturday – April 9

    You are invited to celebrate NASA!

    12:30 – 2 p.m. | Stonecipher Lecture Hall

    Join special guests and keynote speaker: Lt. Gen. Don Rodgers, `57 electrical engineering, and Dr. June Scobee Rodgers, Founding Chair of Challenger Center

    This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.

    Graduating this Spring?

    Induction into the Profession Ceremony registration is OPEN

    If you wish to accept this invitation, please come by Clement 201, no later than May 3rd, 2022, to select your ring size, specify how you wish your name to appear on the certificate, and pay the fee.  Bring the exact amount or pay by check.

    Registration closes May 3rd. Ceremony will be held May 5th at 3 p.m.

    Looking for a leadership opportunity?

    The College of Engineering is looking for motivated, passionate, and driven engineers and computer scientists to share their experiences in the College of Engineering with others and prospective students.

    What is a Student Ambassador?

    A student ambassador is an elite representative of the College from any major within the College of Engineering. Ambassadors attend special events on and off campus to share their personal experiences and prospective of their program to prospective students, alumni, and donors.


        • Being part of an elite group of current engineering students that have excelled academically.
        • Provide campus tours for prospective students, conferences, and events.
        • Represent TN Tech during college events.
        • Assist with duties and tasks related to events sponsored by CoE.
        • Work with diverse populations and provide tips on being a successful student.
        • Participate in SA team training and meetings.

    How Do I Become A Student Ambassador?

    To become a student ambassador, you will need to meet the following qualifications:

        • Be enrolled as a full-time Tennessee Tech student.
        • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
        • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
        • Exhibit leadership skills.
        • Be very reliable, responsible, and dependable.
        • Be a positive role model.
        • Have sufficient time (occasional nights and weekends).
        • Be willing to serve for a full academic year.

    How Do I Apply?

    Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are open now through April 9th.

    Apply here.

    Questions? Contact  

  • Dissertation & Thesis Defense

    TOMORROW – April 6

    Sina Sontowski Thesis Defense

    8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. | Prescott 225

    The Department of Computer Science announces the Thesis Defense of Sina Sontowski in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Computer Science April 6, 2022 from 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in Prescott Hall, room 225, Tennessee Tech University

    TOMORROW – April 6

    Kyle Reed Dissertation Defense

    2 p.m. | Zoom

    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Announces the Dissertation Defense of F. Kyle Reed in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Engineering April 6, 2022 at 2 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting here.

    Meeting ID: 853 5691 4588 Passcode: 739122

    TOMORROW – April 6

    John Brackins, E.I. Dissertation Defense

    2 p.m. | Prescott 225

    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Dissertation Defense of John Brackins, E.I. in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering April 6, 2022 at 2 p.m. in Prescott Hall, room 225 Tennessee Tech University. You can join the Teams meeting at this link.

    Thursday – April 7

    Tyler W. McCormick Thesis Defense

    2 p.m. | Brown 208

    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Tyler W. McCormick in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering to be held April 7, 2022 at 2 p.m. in Brown Hall, rm 208 (This will be an in-person presentation)

    Thursday – April 7

    Bradley Northern Thesis Defense

    4 p.m. | Prescott 208

    The Department of Computer Science announces the Thesis Defense of Bradley Northern in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Computer Science to be held April 7, 2022 at 4 p.m. in Prescott Hall, rm 208

  • Student Organizations

    Thursday – April 7

    ALICE Meeting

    11 – 11:45 a.m. | Prescott 330

    All Ladies in Civil Engineering (ALICE) will host our final meeting of the semester on Thursday, April 7, 2022, from 11-11:45am in Prescott 330! This is a chance to run for an officer position for the 2022-2023 school year! We will also be discussing our upcoming April Outdoor Day at Cane Creek Park. Snacks will be provided for all who attend. Any lady majoring or interested in civil engineering is welcome to attend. We hope to see you there! 

    Thursday – April 7

    Data Science League Guest Speaker: Max Rahmani, Data Scientist for Amyna Systems

    11 a.m. | Bruner 327

    The Data Science League (DSL) is welcoming Tennessee Tech alumni Max Rahmani as our next guest speaker. Max is a Data Scientist for Amyna Systems, a cybersecurity start-up. He will be discussing how he decided upon and pursued data science as a career path, his experience finding a data science position, his current role, and the tools he uses in his day-to-day work. Lunch will be served.


    Thursday – April 7

    Cyber Eagles Guest Speaker: George Haynes from Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC

    11 a.m. | Prescott 215

    The Cyber Eagles want to invite you to hear from their incredible speaker, George Haynes from Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC. He will be talking about a super cool kind of cyber security. Looking forward to seeing you there. (food provided of course)

    Thursday – April 7

    Tennessee Tech Amateur Radio Society

    6 p.m. | Brown 406

    Join us 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 discord:

    Thursday – April 7

    Movie Night with ARC

    7 p.m. | Prescott 215

    The Autonomous Robotics Club will be having a movie night in celebration of National Robotics Week. We will be giving away tee shirts and watching Big Hero 6. We would love for you to join us!!

    Join us on Discord, and Instagram, @tntecharc