Thursday, May 28, 2009

Grant Money Awarded to TTU

The Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners has awarded grants totaling $200,000 to Tennessee Tech and six other state-funded universities. The grant funds allow Tennessee colleges to purchase essential and modern instructional, computer and laboratory equipment to enhance education for students in accredited architectural, engineering, and interior design programs. Tech will receive $33,505 to purchase a distillation column for the Chemical Engineering Department, a hydraulic compression frame and attachments for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and to upgrade the Energy Systems Laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering Department.