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Tennessee Technological University - 2016

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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Chemical Engineering

A broad range of research topics are being pursued in the areas of electro-kinetics, electro-catalysis, bio separations, bio-materials, infrastructure materials, nanomaterials, biomedicine, and water pollution control as well as topics on engineering education.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Current areas of research are environmental engineering, water resources engineering, structural engineering and mechanics, and transportation engineering and materials.

Computer Science

Advanced studies in Computer Science with a concentration in Internet-based computing, modelling and simulation.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research in the areas of circuits and signal processing, digital systems and computer engineering, electromagnetic fields and physical electronics, telecommunications, instrumentation and control systems, power systems and energy conversion.

Mechanical Engineering

Students focus their programs in areas such as acoustics and vibrations, control systems, design of mechanical systems, materials, thermal science/systems, MEMS and Nanotechnology.

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Center for Energy Systems Research

The mission of the center is to advance and apply scientific and engineering knowledge associated with the generation, transmission, distribution, and use of electric power, while supporting the instructional program of the University in academic areas associated with electric power. Strategic research areas are: 1) Smart Grid; 2) Resilient Infrastructure

Center for Management, Utilization and Protection of Water Resources

This center is currently a University level center. The mission of the center is to mobilize an interdisciplinary team of professionals to address the increasing demands on water resources in Tennessee, the surrounding region and the nation through research on water-related problems, university instruction and educational outreach, and technical assistance and technology transfer to peers, citizens and industry. A Strategic research area is nanoparticles and proteomics in the Environment.

Center for Manufacturing Research

The mission of the center is to advance and support scientific and engineering knowledge in areas related to manufacturing through fundamental research and technology transfer activities, and to impact the instructional program in those areas. Strategic research areas are: 1) Advanced Manufacturing; 2) Energy storage and conversion; 3) Networking and Sensing

Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center

The mission is not only to produce security conscious students to enter the computing workforce but also to create a pipeline of cyber defenders and researchers by educating them with a standard cybersecurity curriculum that integrates original research of our faculty in this area.