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New Graduate and Undergraduate Positions in Interdisciplinary Research

We currently have funding to support a few positions in interdisciplinary research projects at the interface of mathematics, polymer physics, and scientific computation. Students from mathematics as well as other scientific and engineering backgrounds should feel free to contact the Principal Investigator (PI), Eleni Panagiotou. It is best to reach the PI by e-mail for an appointment to chat about your interests ( Or feel free to stop by the PI's office:

Department of Mathematics, Office: EMCS 417C

SimCenter, Office: 201


New Graduate Students attend Convocation August 16, 2019

This event is UTC's welcome for new students. Convocation will take place August 16, 2019 from 10am-11am in the McKenzie Arena. To find more information about convocation please visit the following convocation website. The Graduate Student Association will be having a Meet-N-Greet for incoming graduate students after Convocation on Friday, August 16th from 11am-12pm in the Chattanooga Room of the University Center. Refreshments will be provided. 

Reading List

The Master's as the New Bachelor's Degree: In Search of the Labor Market Payoff

American Enterprise Institute
The economic value of earning a master's degree varies considerably by the subject matter of the degree:

  • The greatest income gains were in business, information technology, engineering, and real estate.
  • Gains in earnings over a bachelor's degree were minimal in philosophy, art, and early-childhood education.

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