Chattanooga Engineers Club
Meeting Notices - 2011



January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December





January

3
No Meeting.
10
Meeting Cancelled because of snow.
17
No Meeting.
24
EPRI'S NATIONAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMMr. Ron Domitrovic, Electric Power Research Institute
31
No Meeting, 4 pm Tour on Tues., Feb 1 of Volkswagen Academy.


February

7
New Product for the Hearing ImpairedVic Humm, PE
14
The Evolution and Technology of Smart CardsRichard Manning, PhD, CEC Treasurer
21
Sustainability - A key element in Wacker's business approachThomas Kastenberger, Head of Engineering WCC, Wacker Chemical Corporation
28
Chickamauga Lock Design and ConstructionWayne G Huddleston


March

7
NASA’s supporting role in the Chilean Miners RescueCol. Clinton H Cragg
14
Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis--A Lean/Continuous Improvement ToolMr. Michael Claudio, EHD Technologies
21
Establishing a highly skilled electric power sector workforce in smart grid technologyDr. Elton Ahmed, UTC
28
The Latest Developments Regarding Chinese Electric VehiclesMr. Mark E. Hairr, UTC CETE Research Program Director


April

4
Fukushima Nuclear Plant shutdown of March 11 and the ongoing disaster control workMr. Ralph Boroughs, Tennessee Valley Authority R&D
11
EPIC's: An Eco-Campus & Industrial Park Concept, Now RealityMr. Mark Schwartz, Founder & Principal Architect of MFS3 Designs
18
Engineers Without Borders U.S.A.Jered Swartz
25
Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council (TREEDC)Warren Nevad


May

2
East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition / Renewable Fuels IncMark Mauss
9
Wind Turbine Farm Development in the Dominican RepublicCatherine Colby, Anthropologist
16
An Introduction to Cryptography - Including a Brief History of Cryptography and its UsesJeffrey A. Wormsley
23
AP1000 Design and StatusJake Glavin, Larry Conway, Westinghouse NPP
30
No Meeting.


June

6
Non Destructive Testing (NDT) and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC)Jacqueline Smith, Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology at Chattanooga State Community College, and Tracie Clifford, Manager of Quality Assurance and Senior Quality Engineer of Kenco Management Services
13
Tennessee Solar Institute (TSI)John Sanseverino, Ph.D., UTC Director of Programs
20
The GPS System and GeocachingDr. Richard Manning
27
recent severe weather in the Chattanooga area and its relationship to possible “climate change"Meteorologist Paul Barys, Channel 3 Eyewitness News Storm Alert Team


July

4
No Meeting.
11
four levels of FIRST competitions: Junior FIRST LEGO© League, FIRST LEGO© League, First Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics ChallengeJeff Rees of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
18
UTeaChattanooga – Program to Encourage More Math and Science TeachersDr. Cecelia M. Wigal and Dr. Stephen Kuhn, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
25
Alstom Metallurgical Engineering AnalysesMr. Randy Wilson, Alstom Metallurgical Engineering Analysis Lab Manager


August

1
“The Chem-E-Car”Mr. Eric Snider and Ms. Ashley Poe, UTC’s AIChE student chapter
8
ORNL Smart Grid R&DMr. Jose R. Gracia, manager of Electric Delivery R&D at Oak Ridge National Lab
15
Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, and Environmental Engineering Technology Programs at Chattanooga StateCaitlin Moffitt
22
Success Stories and War Stories: Launching New Companies Based on National Laboratory TechnologiesDr. Michael Paulus, Director of Technology Transfer at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL)
29
Tour Alstom Materials and Materials Processing LaboratoryRandy Wilson, Dr. Gang Zhou and Dr. Mike Borden


September

5
No Meeting.
12
Plans to Design and Build All-Electric and Hybrid-Electric BusesAlbert E. Curtis of EV America, LLC
19
Volkswagen Traffic StudyFritz Brogdon, Project Manager, Volkert & Associates, Inc.
26
Laser in Dentistry, a Review of History and PhysicsDr. Harry Suekert, DDS


October

3
Tennessee Valley Railroad MuseumSteven Freer
10
No Meeting.
17
Modern Power Quality ChallengesAaron Snyder and Vadim Zheglov of EnerNex
24
Manufacturing Jobs and the Manufacturing Skills Certification ProgramTim Spires, President and CEO Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association
31
ROADTEC Plant TourTim Lewis, Manufacturing Manager


November

7
Lessons Learned from Smart Grid ImplementationBobby Hutcherson - EPB
14
Emerging Opportunities in Unmanned Aircraft SystemsKyle Snyder - MTSU
21
Sustainability Issues of Electric TransportationRalph Boroughs - TVA
28
UTC Engineering Student Design Team Reports: Mini-Baja Project, Utility System Electric Substation ProjectUTC Engineering Students


December

5
Making Science, Engineering and Math Exciting for High School Students Tracey Carisch and Ronna-Renee Jackson
12
Wacker Polysilicon: Establishing a Home in TennesseeDr. Erika Burk - Wacker Polysilicon
19
No Meeting -
26
No Meeting -