May 05, 2023
UTC launches new Research Institute
UTC Chancellor Steven Angle introduced the initiative and announced the institute’s initial focus areas will be transportation and quantum technologies. Some issues falling under these focus areas are electric vehicle and battery technologies, automation, infrastructure, and computing.
According to a news release sent out by UTC, some of the key responsibilities of the institute include developing research facilities and testbeds, developing strategic partnerships, and engaging the community.
Also announced was the appointment of UTC’s Mina Sartipi as executive director of the institute. Sartipi is a professor of computer science and engineering at UTC as well as the founding director of the Center for Urban Informatics and Progress, a smart city and urbanization research center that studies ways in which technology can help cities become safer, smarter, and healthier. Click here to learn more.
Chattanooga Times Free Press SAM STILL