Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at UTC 
410 E 8th St
Mapp Building - Room 213
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Jennifer Skjellum 
Commercialization Counselor 

UTC Fly for Researchers Faculty Pitch Competition 2023

Join us for this exciting showcase of faculty research and innovation at UTC. Five faculty members and their teams will compete for the opportunity to win significant grant money to advance their research and commercialization efforts. A panel of judges will evaluate the five-minute pitches followed by Q&A  and then select the top three winners. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
3:30pm - 5 p.m.

Fly! for Researchers Pitch Teams

  • Erkan Kaplanoglu, Max Jordon, Jeremy Bruce, Ahad Nasab: Modular, Pneumatically-Actuated Balance Platform
  • Abdul Ofoli, VAHID DISFANI: Drone-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) system to detect and assess Damaged Solar Panels
  • Joshua Tyler, Donald Reising: Audio Quality eXtreme (AQX)
  • Sungwoo Yang: Clear Insulator
  • Sungwoo Yang, Andrew Eubanks, Connor Mackey: Whole Homes

Sponsored by the Vice President for Research, Outreach and Economic Development UT System Administration Office, and the UTC Vice Chancellor's Office.

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