Engineering & Technology News

Tickle College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Returns with Four Presentations

Each semester, the Tickle College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes an array of leaders in the field of engineering. This fall, the lineup includes lectures on everything from water sustainability to robots in the workforce, including the prestigious Kappe Lecture. Held in conjunction with Vanderbilt University and Tennessee Tech University, the Kappe Lecture is

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NSF Funds Social Work, Engineering Collaboration to Fight Flooding

An interdisciplinary collaboration at UT is confronting storm-related flooding and runoff, an increasingly important topic highlighted by recent devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the looming threat of Hurricane Irma. The National Science Foundation is providing $1.8 million in funding for the College of Social Work and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering project.

Chemical Engineering Professor Takes Aim at Diseases

Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is developing a method to greatly improve the time involved in both identification and removal of pathogens through the concept of a Virulent Pathogen Resistance program.

Text Mining: HathiTrust Releases Massive Open Dataset

The HathiTrust Digital Library has released an open dataset extracted from its collection of 13.7 million volumes that will enable novel research in history, linguistics, literary studies, economics, sociology, and many other fields. UT Libraries is a member of HathiTrust.