Chattanooga Engineers Club
Meeting Notices - 2008



January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December





January

7
Nuclear Renaissance - The Westinghour AP1000 Power PlantJim Schwall, Westinghouse
14
Use of ZnBr Batteries for Substation and Communication Node BackupDale Bradshaw, Electrivation
21
No Meeting - M. L. King Jr. Day.
28
Hybrid Electric Powertrain TechnologyDean McGrew, Vice President of Business Development for Azure Dynamics


February

4
Changes and Opportunities in Chinese Higher Education in the Modern Era – Notes from My LuggageDr. Ignatius Fomunung, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at UTC
11
Smart Meters: How they impact demand, demand response and how customers use and pay for electricityJoe Gordon and Mike Harrison of UtiliSol and UtiliFlex
18
E-Week Kickoff Luncheon: Next Generation Engineering--The National CenterDave Whitfield, PhD, UTC and Mike Pearson, Radiance Technologies
25
Do You Want to Paddle a Canoe Under a Low Bridge?UTC students Stuart Rymer (Concrete Canoe) and Seth Campbell (Steel Bridge)


March

3
Water Quality and the Chattanooga Water SystemDr. Mounir Minkara, Water Quality Manager, Chattanooga Dept. of Public Works
10
Introduction to "The Great Global Warming Swindle", edited by Dr. Richard S. LindzenRichard Schultz
17
Strategies for Deployment of Smart Grid TechnologyDavid Wade, EPB of Chattanooga
24
Global Warming - Fact or FictionDr. George Maul, Florida Institute of Technology
31
Plant Tour of Fillauer on Amnicola Highway.


April

7
Homeland Security, Fact or Fiction, the Reality and the FutureMark Morgan, a Senior Risk Consultant for Computer Sciences Corporation
14
Food, Paper or Fuel?UTC Senior Project Ethanol Conversion Team
21
Capstone Designs of a child's walker, a concrete canoe, a steel bridge assembled in less than 4 minutes, and a Mini Baja carStuart Rymer, Seth Campbell, Michael Blessing, Engineering Students from UTC
28
2008 Kruesi Award FinalistsDouglas Dodd of EnWaste Recovery Systems and Brent Boxall of TR Automation


May

5
Computing: The Past, Present and FutureAlan Field of SURFN Development Corp
12
Capstone Design of PAPERNOL - converting waste paper to ethanolJosh Oliver, Senior Chemical Engineering UTC student
19
Joint mtg. Wed. 21st with Chattanooga Technology Council2008 Kruesi Award Finalists
26
No Meeting - Memorial Day.


June

2
High Speed Ground Transportation for Atlanta/Chattanooga/NashvilleJoe Ferguson, Chairman, Advanced Vehicle Systems
9
GASOLINE FROM COALDon Thomas
16
Trends in Pavement Management and Overview of City ProjectsBill Payne, City Engineer for Chattanooga
23
International Space EducationGreg Sedrick, Director of Engineering Management and Distance Education at UTSI
30
Tour of the United Enertech facilitiesShad Guinn, Andy Schwall and Bill Tate


July

7
Is there a HEV, PHEV or FCEV in Your Future?Ron Bailey and Mark Hairr, UTC's Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment
14
Switchgrass to EthanolKelly Tiller, Diretor of External Operations for the UT Bioenergy Program
21
Power Regeneration: The Alstom Chattanooga LegacyWalt Lacey, Alstom
28
First Lego LeagueEd Chapin


August

4
Eco-flapsBarry Andersen, President of Andersen Flaps
11
"Prairie Wind" and "Tennessee Treasures"Mark Schwartz, Founder & Principal Architect of MFS3 Designs, P.C. and greenMARK COLLABORATIVE-A Sustainable Design/Build/Operate, and Rod Thompson, TV Pilot producer of Electric Farmer
18
Hydrogen Road Tour stops in ChattanoogaJill Bratina, VW
25
The Ravages of Rock MiningTony Hooks and Sam Powell


September

1
No Meeting - Labor Day.
8
Reengineering the Tomahawk for the 21st CenturyRyan Johnson
15
Boiling Water Reactors (BWR) and Nuclear ServicesMike Patch, Westinghouse
22
Advanced Low Temperature Power Cycle (ALTPC)Tim McClanahan, TVA
29
Three Dimensional Periodic Spiral of the Elements: Thinking Outside the BoxDr. Hinsdale Bernard, UTC


October

6
Managing the World’s Greenhouse ProblemNobel Laureate Thomas Schelling
13
No Meeting - Columbus Day.
20
Plant Tour of Coca Cola.
27
A Canal That Would Have Changed the Look of ChattanoogaGordon Phillips


November

3
Technology and Invention Increase the Independence of People with Limited Physical AbilitiesSteve Powell, Signal Centers
10
No Meeting - Veteran's Day.
14(Fri.)
The Nuclear Renaissance and Chattanooga - Joint meeting of CEC, CTC, IEEE and ANSChattanooga's Mayor Ron Littlefield; Bill Campbell, Chief Nuclear Officer & Executive VP, TVA; Jan Ivey, Manager, Nuclear Component Engineering, Westinghouse; David Howell, VP of Field Services, Westinghouse Electric Co.; Stephane Cai, General Manager, Nuclear Expansion, Alstom Power; Dr. Pradeep Jacob, Erlanger Health System; Andrea Sterdis, Manager, Nuclear Licensing & Industry Affairs, TVA
24
UTC Engineering Student Overview of Five Capstone Design Projects.


December

1
Greening Your Home and BusinessAllan Gentry, Cleveland State
8
Energy, Environmental, Waste Treatment and Transportation Services for this RegionBill Drewery, Veolia Energy
15
Smart-Grid: Benefits of Electric Sub-Metering for Large Commercial UsersJoe Gordon, UtiliFlex
22
No Meeting.
29
No Meeting.