Chattanooga Engineers Club
Meeting Notices - 2009



January

February

March

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May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December





January

5
Designing and Engineering High End CyclingMark Lynskey, Lynskey Performance Products
12
Refractory Ceramics: An Opportunity for Improved Energy EfficiencyDr. James G. Hemrick, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
19
No Meeting.
26
The Birth of Production Photogrammetry at TVAAlan Voss


February

2
How Obama Broke New Ground in Making Use of the InternetAdrianne Royer, Director of Development and Communications for Girls Inc. of Chattanooga
9
Can Technology Leadership be Divorced from Ethics?Dr. Prem Chopra, Professor of Engineering Management at University of Tennessee and CEO of Integrated Voice Solutions, Inc.
16
Creating a New Electric Vehicle and the Grid to Feed ItMark Perry, Director of Product Planning and Strategy for Nissan Americas
23
Human Factors Engineering for Cars and Trucks Fred W. Lupton III, Manager of Human Factors Group at Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, MI


March

2
Turning carbohydrate-rich waste into EthanolTerry Howell, Manager of Research and New Technology at McKee Foods and Larry Martin, an engineer with McKee Foods
9
Astec’s Warm Mix Asphalt TechnologyDaniel Edwards, Lead Engineer for Astec Inc.'s Green System product line
16
Seasoned cast iron: How it’s done, and the problems that have been resolvedKeith Nunley, Engineering Manager at Lodge Manufacturing
23
Tennessee Aquarium: Life Support System DesignScott McKenzie, Vice President of Special Projects, March Adams
30
PLANT TOUR: AquariumScott McKenzie, Vice President of Special Projects, March Adams


April

6
Geo Thermal Wells used in new Hamilton County Schools to reduce energy demandsMatt Williams, Campbell & Associates
13
UTC Senior Capstone Design ProjectsDr. Phil Kazemersky, UTC
20
New Technology that adsorbs heavy metal contaminates from our water and airDavid Vernetti, General Manager, Steward Advanced Materials
27
Exciting stories of Thomas Edison’s inventive lifeJim Frierson, great-grandson of John Kruesi


May

4
Solar Energy: Solution to conservationAllan Gentry, Cleveland State Community College
11
Bringing a private environment to public transportationSteven Rasor (Star Avionics) and Stephen Smith (Coalsmith Consultants)
18
PLANT TOUR & PRESENTATION: Ken Garner Manufacturing, 1201 E. 28th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37404John Garner, Project Engineer at Ken Garner Manufacturing
25
No Meeting on Memorial Day.


June

1
High Definition Land Surveying: A Competitive Advantage in a Down-Turn EconomyShane Loyd, owner and founder of The RLS Group, LLC
8
Algae-Based Biodiesel Fuel: A Reality or Hype?Dr. Tricia Thomas, Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga
15
Growing a technical workforce in ChattanoogaTim McGhee, Chattanooga State Community College
22
Chattanooga Wastewater Treatment StrategyJerry Stewart, Waste Water Treatment Plant
29
PLANT TOUR & PRESENTATION: BlueCross BlueShield Cameron Hill CampusBob Worthington and Dan Jacobson, BlueCross BlueShield


July

6
Understanding Home and Office Data NetworksChuck Chamberlin, Chattanooga State
13
The Process of Flour MillingChad Bontrager, Horizon Milling, Chattanooga
20
TVA’s In-Home Energy Evaluation ProgramBarry Westbrook, TVA, Mark Schwartz – State of Tenn
27
Use of Robotic Technology in Urological Cancer TreatmentDr. Amar Singh, M.D., Erlanger Medical Center


August

3
Personal Experiences in NASA’s Early Rocket and Space ProgramsDan Loposer, Retiree from NASA
10
Measuring Emissions of Greenhouse GasesRob Ellis, Advanced Waste Management, Inc.
17
Progress Report on the Chickamauga Lock Replacement ProjectWayne Huddleston, US Army Corps of Engineers
24
Boosting Mathematics, Engineering, Science and Technology CareersLynda Pickett, Ooltewah High School
31
PLANT TOUR & PRESENTATION: Advanced Vehicle Test Facility (AVTF) (4605 Amnicola Highway)Ron Bailey, Guerry Professor of Engineering, UTC


September

7
No Meeting on Labor Day Holiday.
14
Engineering Challenges in Transitioning Technology from the Lab to CommercializationKeith Buckner, Adaptive Methods
21
A Candid Evaluation of Our EconomyJohn Garrett, PhD, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
28
The Take Root Project and the Benefits of Urban Tree PlantingPreston Roberts, Project Coordinator


October

5
The Brave New World of Digital Mapping - Putting the Globe TogetherDr. Alan Stevens
12
No Meeting on Columbus Day.
19
Micro Chemical Processing Technology for Production of Biodiesel FuelTrip Dacus and Jennifer Lewis, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, UTC
26
World-Wide Web-Based Engineering Student LaboratoriesDr. Jim Henry, UTC


November

2
Rethinking the universe: The New Paradigms of Dark Matter and Dark EnergyDr. Robert Marlowe is a Professor of astronomy at UTC
9
Air Permitting Process for the New Volkswagen PlantBob Colby, Director, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau
16
The Coal Ash Spill - A Kingston, Tennessee DisasterMike Scott, TVA
23
Creative Discovery Museum – The Power of PlayHenry Schulson and Sue Kral, Creative Discovery Museum
30
Plant Tour: ROADTECNolan Smith and Steve Haukeaker, Roadtec


December

7
Lithium-Ion Batteries – A Potential Solution for Advanced VehiclesMark Hairr, Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment (CETE) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
14
Past, Present and Future: A Celebration of 85 Years of Chattanooga Engineers Club and 2009 First Lego CompetitionsJim Schwall, Chattanooga Engineers Club President
21
No Meeting.
28
No Meeting.