UT Martin Students Attend Engineering Conference


Five engineering seniors from the University of Tennessee at Martin attended the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon, March 1-April 2, in Mobile, Alabama. SoutheastCon is the annual IEEE technical, professional and student conference that recognizes students from nine Southeastern states as well as Jamaica and areas of Indiana. Students competed in the robotics competition and presented research papers. Pictured are (L to R) Dr. Ali Behfarnia, assistant professor of engineering; Dr. Saman Sargolzaei, assistant professor of engineering; Abigale Plunk of Martin; Dr. Jeffery McCullough, associate professor of engineering; Morgan Jackson of White Bluff; Grant Yates of Union City; Braden Cooper of Dresden; and Tony Anderson of Lexington. For more information about UT Martin’s engineering program, contact Dr. Tim Nipp, associate professor of engineering and chair of the Department of Engineering at tnipp@utm.edu or 731-881-7382.