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
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.
There have been more than 470,000 social media mentions of #HoustonStrong since Monday, and you can check out the chatter on the displays in the Adam Brown Social Media Command Center, Communications Building Room 460.
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.
Chris Cherry’s bicycle safety video has gone viral around the world.
UT alumnus Scott Partelow, now managing consultant for Enterprise Solutions at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as a part of the Cybersecurity Brown Bag Lunch Series.
A team of faculty and students from the Tickle College of Engineering recently took part in the CANstruction competition in Knoxville. That effort benefits Second Harvest Food Bank, who gets to keep the cans of food that teams use in their designs, more than 83,000 this year alone.
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.
A group of UT students recently took a trip of a lifetime to work on projects in Cuba.