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									                                                                                   Engineering Programs                  What do Aerospace Engineers do?

                                                                      13 Undergraduate programs:                             AE’
                                                                                                                             AE’s research,develop, and design aircraft
                                                                         Aerospace Engineering
                                                                         Biomedical Engineering                              and spacecraft components and systems for
                 Engineering
                                                                         Civil Engineering
                                                                         Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
                                                                                                                             government, military and commercial
                                                                                                                             enterprises.
                      at
                                                                         Computer Engineering
                                                                         Computer Science

         the University of Tennessee
                                                                         Electrical Engineering
                                                                         Industrial Engineering
                                                                         Material Science and Engineering                    Systems and components can involve
                                                                         Mechanical Engineering
                                                                         Nuclear Engineering
                                                                                                                             technologies associated with propulsion,
                             Dr. Masood Parang                                                                               airframe, avionics, aerodynamics, sensors,
                              Associate Dean                             Biosystems Engineering
                                                                         Engineering Physics
                                                                                                                             light-                    AE’
                                                                                                                             light-weight materials. AE’s are also involved
                                                                                                                             in flight testing and flight performance
                                                                      Interdisciplinary Themes                               evaluation.
                                March 23, 2009


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What’
What’s happening in AE at UT?                                     What do Biomedical Engineers do?                          What is happening in BME at UT?

                                 Areas of Study & Projects:           BME research, develop and design                                                  Areas of Study and Projects:
    Moonbuggy Project             Aerodynamics                        technologies and products used in medicine
                                                                                                                                                           Biomechanics
                                  Airplane performance                and medical research.                                                                Physiology
                                  Astronautics                                                                                                             Biomaterials
                                                                                                                                                           Bioinstrumentation
                                  Compressible flow                   Technologies and products are associated                                                           micro-
                                                                                                                                                           Biosensors – micro-
                                                                                                                                                           electromechanical systems
                                  Propulsion – rocketry               with all aspects of diagnosis, treatment and
                                                                                                                                                           Orthopedic implants -
                                   Aero-
                                  Aero-structures                     care…                                 BME’
                                                                      care…from surgery to rehabilitation. BME’s                                           design and clinical
                                                                                                                                                           evaluation
                                  Guidance and control                often work closely with physicians and other
                                                                                                                                                           Clinical studies
                                                                                                     BME’
                                                                      health care providers. Many BME’s also                                               Surgical navigation
                                  Low gravity effects
      Microgravity Project                                            attend medical school.

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Biosystems Engineering - What we do                               Biosystems Engineering - Activities at UT                  CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

    Bioenergy and energy                                            Bioprocessing switchgrass to
    conversion                                                       grassoline”
                                                                    “grassoline”                                               Civil Engineering      Environmental Engineering
    Natural resource                                                Development of biodiesel/ biofuels                                 Construction
    management                                                      GPS tracking of military vehicle                                                         Air
    Environmental                                                   movement                                                                                Quality
    protection                                                      Precision farming and yield
    Water quality                                                   mapping                                                                                             Water
                                                                                                                                    Structural
    Forest engineering                                              Soil bioremediation for                                                                           Resources
    Food processing                                                 contaminant removal
    Agricultural applications                                       Ground penetrating radar for                         Geotechnical
                                                                    subsurface measurements                                                                  Waste
    Aquacultural production
                                                                    Kayak-based river habitat mapping
                                                                    Kayak-                                                                                 Management
    Ecological engineering
                                                                    Erosion mapping and control
    Off-
    Off-road vehicle and
    machine design                                                  Irrigation system design                                                                             Water
    Enjoy the outdoors!                                             National Student ¼ scale tractor                                                                     Quality
                                                                    competition                                                     Transportation
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                              CEE: Impact on Society                                                                          Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering                                                          Exciting Events in CBE @ UTK
                                                                                                                                                                                                        National Design Competitions                                     National Student Meetings
         Air Pollution Control                            Critical Infrastructure Needs                             Chemical/Biomolecular Engineers are trained to:
      Developing air pollution                        Rehabilitating the aging                                                                                  physical, chemical,
                                                                                                                          Understand the fundamentals of physical, chemical, and biological
      control plan for 2008
      Beijing Olympics
                                                      infrastructure, and
                                                      protecting it against natural
                                                                                                                          processes                       In fact,
                                                                                                                                                             molecular-
                                                                                                                          Discover, analyze, and manipulate molecular-scale properties of materials,
                                                      and manmade hazards                                                           biomolecules,
                                                                                                                          cells and biomolecules, and the environment
                                                                                                                            BROAD FUNDAMENTAL
                                                                                                                                        processes and products that are called
                                                                                                                          Develop newChemical engineering has been essential in everyday life,
                                                                                                                                                                                 it
                                                                                                                                     “the liberal arts of engineering” becauseconditions.
                                                                                                                          advancing human health, and improving environmental conditions.
                                                                                                                                             health,
                                                                                                                                                                                                life,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             EPA, Washington, DC, 2007                                        New Orleans, 2005
                                                                                                                    Chem/Biomol Engineers work in: widely applicable…
      10/26/2005       10/29/2005
           Water Quality                                            Water Supply
                                                                                                                    Chem/Biomol
                                                                                                                                           EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                               is so
                                                                                                                          Biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and health care
                                                         Water project in Dominican Republic
                                                                                                                               Gene therapy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Student Research in Faculty Labs
                     Effects of acid rain
                     on water quality
                                                                                                                                                        =
                                                                                                                               Vaccine production and design
                                                                                                                                   …and MIT’s Sloan School of Business said,
                                                                                                                               Biopharmaceutical development and production
                                                                                                                               Bioenergy production
                     and fish in Smoky                                                                                            “Because of their training and skills, chemical
       Eagle Rocks
       Prong Site    Mountains                                                                                            DIVERSE OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                                                               Tissue engineering
                                                                                                                                 engineers
                                                                                                                          Advanced materials make strong candidates for jobs not
                                                                                                                               traditionally associated with chemical engineering”
                                                                                                                               Electronics
Who do we work for?                 Large International Firms                 Industry
                                                                                                                               Fuel cell membranes
                                                                                                                               Nanomaterials
Government:                         Consulting Companies                                                                       Biomaterials
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Nanostructured Advanced Materials
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bio-hydrogen Production
 Municipal Engineers                                                                                                       Environmental health, waste remediation, climate modeling                        Drug & Gene Delivery
 TDOT                                                                                 Construction                         Management consulting, venture capital
                                                                                                                           A wide range of other industries
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What does a Computer Engineer do?                                                                               Computer Engineering at UT                                                              What does a Computer Scientist do?

Design cutting-edge systems …
       cutting-                                                                                                 • UT has a broad range of teaching and research activities in the                       Create, design, and maintain advanced software systems
                                                                                                                     Computer Engineering program
• Systems that combine hardware and software                                                                                                                                                               Develop algorithmic processes that describe and
Broad areas include:                                                                                            •    Multiple large robotics research groups that study and design                         transform information
• Communication networks – remote video systems,                                                                     state- of- the-
                                                                                                                     state-of-the-art artificial intelligence systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Broad areas include:
   real-                multi-
   real-time streaming multi-media engines,                                                                     •    Variety of communication networks research activities
   network routers and switches                                                                                                                                                                            Scientific and parallel computing
                                                                                                                      •   High-
                                                                                                                          High-performance Internet switches and routers
• Robotic systems – autonomous control of vehicle                                                                                                                                                          Software engineering and software reliability
                                                                                                                          Wireless sensor networks
• Embedded systems - cell phones, PDAs, automotive systems, as well as
                                                                                                                      •

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Image processing and pattern analysis
   almost all consumer electronic products sold today                                                                 •   Real-
                                                                                                                          Real-time ubiquitous computing
• Reconfigurable computing – design chips that perform real-time tasks
                                                        real-                                                         •   Digital communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Algorithms and computation theory
• Biomedical application – equipment for real-time processing
                                         real-                                                                  •    Reconfigurable computing – design of chips that can be
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Robotics, embedded systems, machine learning, AI
   of biomedical signals                                                                                             reconfigured to perform diverse tasks in real-time
                                                                                                                                                              real-                                        Visualization, graphics, and gaming
Potential employers …                                                                                                                                                                                   Potential employers …
•   Almost all large corporations need computer engineers                                                                            hands-
                                                                                                                     Classes include hands-on experience in design and testing
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Almost all large corporations and most businesses
                                                                                                                        computer-
                                                                                                                     of computer-based systems
•   Government agencies have strong emphasis                                                                                                                                                               need computer scientists
    on computer-based systems
       computer-                                                                                                                    system-
                                                                                                                     We emphasize system-level thinking in both research
                                                                                                                     and teaching – a real edge in the marketplace                                         Government and research institutions
•   High-
    High-tech industry relies heavily
    on computer engineering

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Computer Science at UT                                                                                          What does an Electrical Engineer do?                                                    Electrical Engineering at UT
Broad range of teaching and research:                                                                           Design, develop, and test electrotechnology solutions                                   • UT has a broad range of teaching and research activities
                                                                                                                                                                                                            in the Electrical Engineering program
                                                                                                                •  Combines the latest technology with established
• Multiple research laboratories including                                                                         electrical and magnetic principles                                                   •          mixed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Analog mixed-signal circuit design for chips on future
   •                           Laboratory:
     Distributed Intelligence Laboratory: cooperative                                                           Broad areas include:                                                                        MARS rover and other NASA missions
     robotics and AI
                                                                                                                • Electronics – analog and digital, neuromorphic circuits,                              •   Electronics and MEMs for biosensors and microfluidics
      Seelab:
     Seelab: visualization and graphics with applications
                                                                                          Emission tomography
   •                                                                                      (amyloid laden
                                                                                                                   microelectronics, VLSI circuits, system on a chip
     in medical and scientific fields                                                     spleen).
                                                                                                                                                                                                        •   Robotics designs for military and civilian uses
                                                                                                                • Signal/image/data processing – pattern/face recognition,
• Data mining and clustering, classification, and retrieval                                                        sensor networks, robotics, bioinformatics, data mining                               •   Image processing and multisensor fusion techniques.
• Computational science, distributed computing, and                                                             • Communications – wireless communications, radio frequency to
  parallel processing                                                                                                                                                                                   •   Electromagnetics and antenna design
                                                                                                                   microwave frequency, antennas, cell phones, industrial plasmas                           for microwave frequency
  Bioinfomatics,
• Bioinfomatics, genetic algorithms, neural networks                                                            • Power Systems/Power Electronics – fuel cells, solar cells,
• Graphical programming environments, interactive                                             215 Kelvin
                                                                                                                                                                                 planning
                                                                                                                   hybrid electric vehicles, electric machines, electric utility planning               •   Power electronics for hybrid electric vehicles
  simulation, 3D                                                                                                                                                                                            and interface with solar cells or fuel cells
                                                                                                                • Control Systems – aeronautics, motor drive control
                                                                                                                Potential employers …                                                                   •   Power system analysis and utility planning
    Classes include hands-on experience in the design and
                    hands-
    testing of software systems                                                                                 •    Many companies have electrical engineering needs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  hands-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Most classes include hands-on experience
                   system-
    We emphasize system-level thinking in both research                                                         •    Government agencies have strong emphasis                                               in design/testing of electrical and/or magnetic systems
    and teaching – a real edge in the marketplace                                                                    on electrical engineering for future technology.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           system-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            We emphasize system-level thinking in both research
                                                                                                                •    Electrical engineering is a pervasive technology as many                               and teaching – a real edge in the marketplace
                                                                                                                     systems depend on electronics and electric power.
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        What does an Industrial Engineer do?                                                 Industrial Engineering at UT provides:                                                       What Do Materials Scientists and Engineers Do?
                                                                                            Many practitioners say that IE has
                                             • INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS                         the best of both worlds: education in
                                              figure out how to do things better.           both engineering and business.
                                              They engineer processes and systems                     it’
                                                                                            Whether it’s shortening a
                                              that improve quality and productivity         rollercoaster line, streamlining an
                                              and save time, money, materials,              operating room, distributing
                                                                                            products worldwide, or making
                                              energy.                                       superior automobiles, IE’s work to
                                                                                                                   IE’
                                                                                            save companies and government                                                                Processing          Manufacturing        Testing
IE’s find a better way in many industries.
                                                                                            money and increase efficiencies.                   IE’s find efficiencies in hospitals and

                                             • INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING                                                             IE at UTK offers:
                                                                                                                                                         the health industry.


                                              is not just about manufacturing. It
                                                                                                                                   o Scholarship opportunities
                                              also encompasses service industries,
                                              entertainment industries, shipping and                                               o Opportunities for experience

                                              logistics businesses, health care                                                    o Student mentoring program
                                              organizations and government.                                                        o Enhanced advising program
 IE’s make the lines at Disney World and
 other parks shorter and your stay better.
                                                                                              IE’s speed the delivery of things                                                            Design           Maintenance        Research
                                                                                             to you and through supply chains.
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                            What’
                            What’s happening in MSE at UT?                                    What do mechanical engineers do?                                                           What’
                                                                                                                                                                                         What’s happening in ME at UT?
• ~ $5 M in annual research funding
• ~ $60K per year in MSE Scholarship awards                                             •    ME’
                                                                                             ME’s design, develop, analyze and                                                                Automotive
• Research opportunities for freshmen & sophomores                                           manufacture machines and mechanical                                                                                Areas of Study
• Biomaterials Concentration available                                                       systems.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Controls
• Nanomaterials Concentration planned for 2010
                                                                                        •    Systems such as engines and turbines, land                                                                          Dynamics
• Curriculum features hand-on lab courses
                                                                                             transport vehicles, ships, aircraft, pumps                                                                          Fluid Mechanics
• MSE students won 2008 TMS Materials Bowl
                                                                                                       air-
                                                                                             and fans, air-conditioning and refrigeration                                                                        Heat Transfer
• Annual trip to Congressional Visit Days                                                    systems, building services, industrial plants,                                                                      Solid Mechanics
• Low student-to-faculty ratio                                                               commercial products and manufacturing                                                                               Thermodynamics
• 8 MSE faculty hold joint appointments with ORNL                                            equipment and processes.                                                                                            Vibrations
• UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Advanced Materials
  under construction on Cherokee campus                                                                                                                                                        Robotics
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           Examples of What Nuclear Engineers Do                                                            Nuclear Engineering at UT
                                                                                            UT Nuclear Engineering Department founded in 1957
                                                                                                Produced over 1000 graduates in the past 52 years

                                                                                            Abundant undergraduate scholarships
                                                                                                   out- of-
                                                                                                No out-of-state tuition for UTNE students from AL, AR, LA, MS,
                                                                                                                    (Savings                    year)
                                                                                                SC, KY, DE, VA, WV (Savings of over $12,000 per year)
Nuclear Power                            Nuclear Medicine           Space Exploration
                                                                                            Master Student Program
                                                                                                Earn both BS and MS in five years or less

                                                                                            Close ties with the nearby Oak Ridge Nuclear Complex

                                                                                            Outstanding record in National Student Design Contest
                                                                                                UTNE students have been Contest Finalists in 30 of past 33 years

                                                                                            Nuclear power renaissance means high demand for nuclear
Oil Exploration                    Industrial Measurements         Food Preservation        engineers now and in the future
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