Photo of Dr. Trevor ElliottDr. Trevor Elliott

Contact Information

Office:  447 EMCS
Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee Space Institute, 2014
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2009
B.S., Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2005

Certifications or professional registrations

  • Engineering Intern, #24760

Current membership in professional organizations

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Computing Technology Industry Association (Comp TIA)
  • Independent Computer Consultant Association (ICCA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council (TREEDC)

Trevor S. Elliott is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). He is an active member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Hybrid Rocket Technical Committee (HRTC) and is currently serving as Co-Technical Area Organizer (TAO) for the International AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference (JPC). At UTC he serves as Faculty Advisor for the UTC Racing Mocs Baja SAE competition teams, Hardware Counselor for the Chattanooga Student Chapter of IEEE, and Faculty Advisor for the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) competition teams. His research interests include Additive Manufacturing, Alternative Energy, Automotive Design, Combustion Stability, Compressible Flow, Data Analytics, Engineering Design, Fluid Mechanics, Propulsion, Smart Control, Spectral Theory, and Turbomachinery. He actively involves students with his research through design projects, funded research projects, and departmental honors projects. He has authored papers on the above areas in refereed journal and conference proceedings. He is also a reviewer for the International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion (IJEMCP) and AIAA manuscripts. He holds Lifetime membership with the AIAA, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). For more information, visit: