Promoting the profession of engineering in our community and the world
Dr. Roger Parsons, Director
Students address the Grand Challenges
- For 2013, three College of Engineering undergraduates have completed The Grand Challenge Scholars Program, a unique program designed to create a generation armed with skills to tackle life-changing problems. Grand Challenge graduates for 2013 are Ethan Cansler, Aerospace Engineering; Katelyn Hasse, Nuclear Engineering; and Morgan Baltz, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
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Winners of the Alcoa–COE Study Abroad Fellowships announced for summer 2013
- The winners of the Alcoa–College of Engineering Study Abroad Fellowships have been announced for the summer of 2013. Most students will travel with participating faculty members for classes in London, England; the European Alps near Innsbruck, Austria; and Prague, Czech Republic. Some engineering students will travel on non-UT courses.
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COE undergrads win in EUReCA competition
- Eleven College of Engineering undergraduates won awards in the 2013 EUReCA competition on March 18 and 19. These awards come with a cash prize of $400, given by the Office of Research and the College of Engineering. There were twenty-nine total engineering entries from eight engineering departments. For more information >>
Winners of 2013 Alcoa–COE Study Abroad Fellowships announced
- The College of Engineering has announced the initial student exchange between the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) and the Politecnico de Torino in Turin, Italy, this spring. For more information >>
COE Faculty-led Study Abroad opportunities for 2013
- The College of Engineering has developed three study abroad trips to London, England; Innsbruck, Austria; and Dublin, Ireland for the summer of 2013. For more information >>
Alcoa fellowships available for Study Abroad
- Alcoa College of Engineering Fellowships are available for support of engineering students who participate in study-abroad programs. The deadline for spring semester 2013 is Oct. 5, 2012. For more information >>
Civil Engineering graduate student profiled by China Daily
- Andrew Campbell, a graduate student studying with Dr. Megan Ryerson, was profiled in China Daily, China's leading national english language newspaper. The article focuses on his participation in the National Science Foundation's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes program. Multiple COE students have participated in this program in China in recent years. Read the article from China Daily here.
Dr. Parsons offers an activity update on London Outreach trip
- Dr. Roger Parsons, Engineering Outreach Director, details some of the experiences of his students studying in London in June 2012. He sent along some photos, as well. For more details, click here.
UT Students Study Climate and Climate Change in Austria
- Thirteen undergraduate students recently completed a nineteen-day study abroad course based in Innsbruck, Austria. Lectures focused on glacier mass contributions to streamflow and the use of dendrochronology (tree rings) in water resources. Seminars were provided at the University of Innsbruck focusing on climate change impacts on glaciers. For more details, click here.
UT Students Complete Program with Skills to Tackle World's Grand Challenges
- For the first time, students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have completed a unique program designed to create a generation armed with skills to tackle life-changing problems. The Grand Challenge Scholars Program is an initiative of the National Academy of Engineering which includes curricular and extracurricular programs meant to prepare students to be the generation that solves the grand challenges facing society. Mark Walker is graduating with a degree in nuclear engineering. Morgan Baltz, a senior in chemical engineering, has her sights set on improving the way drugs are administered. Both have held leadership roles in Tau Beta Phi, which hosts an Engineers Day to get high school students interested in engineering. For more details, click here.