College of Engineering

Research and Innovation

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 Tech 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”.

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 and Innovation, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 931-372-3172 or
Email: vmotevalli@tntech.edu