College of Engineering & Computer Science

Educating Tomorrow’s Technological Workforce

Through excellence in academics, applied research and innovation, the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) develops exceptional engineers, computer scientists and technologists to contribute to their fields and society.

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Come see how great life is in Chattanooga. Visit campus, meet with current CECS students and faculty and tour our facilities.

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For more than 40 years, we’ve educated and trained the future engineering and computer science workforce for the state of Tennessee, the nation and beyond.


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We offer a diverse range of academic programs to prepare our students to take on the world’s challenges.


We offer several master’s degree and post-baccalaureate certificate programs in engineering, engineering management and computer science and a doctoral program in computational science.


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News and Events

Stay up-to-date on all of the college’s happenings.

  • Read the latest news
  • View the event calendar
  • Learn more about the Distinguished Speaker Series
  • Check out the annual year-in-review publication
  • Read about the articulation agreements for the 2+2 degree programs
  • Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn


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Student Resources

From freshman orientation to graduation and beyond, we’re dedicated to helping our students succeed.

  • Start by visiting the Center for Student Success, located in EMCS 344
  • Read about some of the amazing things our students are doing
  • Map out your time at UTC with sample four-year plans
  • Learn more about academic advising and registering for classes
  • Get involved with more than a dozen student organizations
  • Apply for scholarships specifically for CECS students
  • View the calendar for free peer-to-peer tutoring sessions
  • See how freshmen students can live alongside others with similar academic interests in our Residential College


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Career Development

Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce. We’re here to help you get a head start on career planning.


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Faculty and Staff

Our outstanding faculty are experts in their fields, dedicated to educating and mentoring our students for a successful future.


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Our graduates are altruistic, passionate and knowledgeable, representing what’s best about our programs.

  • Find out how you can stay connected to your alma mater
  • Catch up on our latest news and achievements by browsing the Annual Review
  • Update your contact information


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Autonomous vehicles, smart cities, big data, zero-energy buildings, cyber security and more—UTC students and faculty are making new discoveries every day.

  • Learn about our campus research centers
  • View a list of our state-of-the-art laboratories
  • See some previous student design projects
  • Read more information on our research partnerships with outside entities
  • Find out more about our faculty’s primary research areas
  • Apply for research projects


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Outreach and Partnerships

UTC is Chattanooga’s University and we deeply value the relationships we have with our community partners.