College of Engineering

Research and Innovation

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The United States of America is driven by innovation which advances ideas, products, and processes leading to job creation. These jobs and often new industries spinning from these innovations, contribute to our nation's prosperity, well-being and security. In the past half-century, innovation itself has been increasingly driven by educated people and the knowledge they produce. The College of Engineering at TTU is embarked on an strategic plan to with the 2020 destination reaching eminence in engineering education and research. Research and innovation are integral parts of the vision to produce “21st Century Renaissance Engineers Revolutionizing Engineering to Solve Societal Problems”.

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For further information about Research and Innovation at the College of Engineering and partnership opportunities with the Centers, faculty and students, please contact:

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Dr. Vahid Motevalli, PE,

Associate Dean for Research & Innovation
Phone: 931-372-3172 or


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Dr. Vahid Motevalli interviewed by Today In The Upper Cumberland on modern engineering.


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John Brackins wins third place in the technical paper competition of the 2016 Environmental & Water Resources Institutes of the American society of Civil Engineers.


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Tennessee Tech Students present work for Research and Creative Activities Day.


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Alfred Kalyanapu receives this year’s Kinslow Engineering Research Award.