Chattanooga Engineers Club
Meeting Notices - 2014



January February March April
May June July August
September October November December




January

January 06
Top Priorities for Chattanooga that can Involve the Engineering Community - Cancelled due to inclement weatherJeff Cannon, City of Chattanooga, Chief Operating & Innovations Officer
January 13
Medical and Scientific Background behind the Development of the Neuronal Protection DeviceChristian Devlin, student at McCallie School
January 20
No meeting in observance of Martin Luther King Day -
January 27
Grid-connected Photovoltaic Power Systems and Improving ROI with Energy Storage,Edward Buiel, PhD, Coulometrics


February

February 03
New Green Guideline for the City of Chattanooga Minkara Mounir, Ph.D., P.E., Chattanooga City Manager of Water Quality
February 10
Alternative Fuel in the SoutheastJoshua D. Kapellusch, CEO, Mach Fuels Inc.
February 17
E-week Kickoff Luncheon: Making a Difference in Smart City ChattanoogaMayor Andy Berke, City of Chattanooga
February 24
Ductless and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Heat PumpsJoe Runyon, Vice President, Rheaco Service Inc.


March

March 03
Sustainable Agriculture Education through AquaponicsRyan Cox, Founder & CEO, HATponics
March 10
Top Priorities for ChattanoogaJeff Cannon, City of Chattanooga, Chief Operating and Innovations Officer
March 17
An Introduction to Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLCDavid Gustashaw, Energy and Utility Specialist Plant Infrastructure
March 24
2040 Regional Transportation PlanMelissa Taylor, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency
March 31
Volkswagen Tours – NO WEEKLY MEETING AT THE DOUBLETREE


April

April 07
Energy Plus Building Transformation of the Advanced Vehicle Test Facility (AVTF) Marc Oliver Labrie, UTC Graduate Student and Ron Bailey, Ph.D., P.E. UTC Director of the Center for Energy, Transportation, and the Environment
April 14
Improving the Habitat for the Chattanooga Zoo Naked Mole RatsBrooke Washburn, Jordan Hughes, and Ann Palko, UTC engineering seniors
April 21
Structural Foundation Study and Building Design for Chattanooga Boys and Girls Club Camp
Sani-Pure: Water Purification
Mark Pitre, Josh Gould, Ariel Aaron, UTC senior civil engineers
John Thetford, UTC – senior chemical engineer & Sani-Pure Project Manager
April 28
Under Frequency Control - Hardware Implementation for Automatic Adaptive Centralized Load Shedding Sarra Abdelwahid, UTC Graduate Student; Abubakr Babikir, UTC Graduate Student


May

May 05
International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) attendee’s presentations Shailey Shah, Tanay Patri, Ayushi Sinha, Chandler Nichols, and Tiffany Gibby
May 12
Tennessee American Water - Large Valve Replacement Project Grady Stout – E.I.T.
May 19
UTC Racing Mocs Baja Team Presentation Jesse Gainer, BSME, Aerospace Testing Alliance
May 26
No meeting in observance of Memorial Day


June

June 02
Net Zero Challenge/Competition in North Chattanooga green | spaces Michael Walton, Executive Director – AIA, NCARB, LEED, AP
June 09
Million Women Mentor Program Sheila Boyington, Thinking Media and Brent Bushnell, Two Bit Circus
June 16
Tennessee Department of Transportation Presentation Kevin L. Herrit, Transportation Planner – TDOT Office of Community Transportation
June 23
Thrive 2055: Setting the Course for the Next 40 Years John Bridger, Executive Director of the Chattanooga – Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency
June 30
UTC Advanced Vehicle Test Facility (AVTF) Energy Plus Building Tour & TVA Electric Vehicle Test Drives


July

July 07
NO MEETING IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND
July 14
GIGTANK 2014 – Team PresentationsMike Bradshaw, Executive Director of Co.Lab
July 21
Shaw Industries’ $17 million plus Ringgold, GA Recycling Facility Jay Henry, Director of Operations Support – Shaw Industries
July 28
Chattanooga Light Rail Proposal Ron Harr, President and CEO of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce


August

August 04
Patten Parkway Transformation – Ross Hotel Renovation with Twenty Affordable Apartments Kim White, President River City Company
August 11
Infrastructure Initiative Ken Smith, City of Chattanooga Councilman and Public Works Chairman
August 18
Causeway Challenge: Create a ConnectionStephen Culp, Founder, Causeway
August 25
Southern Champion Tray – Paperboard Product Technology Jeff Bruce, Engineering Manager, Southern Champion Tray


September

September 01
NO MEETING IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY
September 08
Bradley County, TN TransportationSandra Knight, P.E. Bradley County Road Superintendent
September 15
Public WorksLoretta Hopper, Director - Signal Mountain Public Works
September 22
Engineering Challenges from Restoration to Flight of Historic War Birds Peter O’Hare, Museum of Flight
September 29
Southern Champion Tray Plant Trip


October

October 06
TVA Integrated Resource Plan Gary Brinkworth, P.E., TVA Senior Program Manager, Stake Holder Relations
October 13
No Meeting in Observance of Columbus Day
October 20
Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering Shannon Johnson, Creative Discovery Museum; Director of Exhibit Development, Evaluation, and Capital Projects
October 27
Smart Communities Initiative Cleveland, TNGreg Thomas, Cleveland, TN, Planning Director


November

November 03
TVA Natural Gas Generation and the John Sevier Combined Cycle Plant Mike D. Hoy, Senior Manager, Major Projects
November 10
No Meeting in Observance of Veterans Day – Thank You Veterans!
November 17
What do you mean; I don’t have enough flow?” (All pumped up!) Scott Mckenzie, P.E., LEED AP, March Adams, VP Special Projects
November 24
No Meeting in Observance of Thanksgiving


December

December 01
State of the 3D Printing Industry Melissa Ragsdale, Novacopy
December 08
TVA ScrubbersMelissa Allen, TVA, Environmental Systems Manager
December 15
Over 200 Years of Local RevolutionTerry Reynolds, A.I.C.P., Senior Planner & Designer, Ragan Smith Associates, Inc.
December 22
No Meeting in Observance of Christmas
December 29
No Meeting in Observance of New Year’s Day