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tennessee technological university

Research & Economic Development


Governor's School for Emerging Technologies -- 2015


PI: Christopher Wilson, Mechanical Engineering


Awarded by the Tennessee Department of Education for $133,973


The Governor's School for Emerging Technologies will help increase high school students' knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the investigation and study of current topics in biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, and other emerging technologies. Students will engage in traditional classes, discussions, laboratory exercises, seminars, engineering design projects, research projects, and mentoring sessions. The School will also utilize partnerships with a unique array of high technology research and development organizations located across the State of Tennessee to provide students with the opportunity to learn from leading researchers and experience cutting-edge research facilities.