One of humankind’s biggest technological steps was the ability to print words on paper. Now, thanks to UT College of Engineering assistant professor Anming Hu, it’s technology itself that is being printed. Hu, of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, has researched a way to print circuits on paper, the main impact of which could be a decrease in cost and an increase in portability for any number of devices.
Architecture Professor John McRae was recently honored by the East Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for helping students and architects alike define how to use the profession as service.
The phrase “cloaked in secrecy” can often be used to describe research projects, but thanks to breakthroughs in the College of Engineering, optical cloaking is no longer just the domain of science fiction.
Students might be heading home for the winter break in a couple of weeks, but UT will still have plenty of events and activities to enjoy during the holiday season.
During the past thirty-five years, about 3,500 students have participated in the Educational Advancement Program at UT.
Five UT professors have been named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to its 2014 class of fellows for their teaching and research.
Since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in 2010, Annette Engel has been traveling the coastline by boat and foot, taking samples to study how the oil has changed the coastal ecosystems.
Melanie D. Wilson, professor of law, associate dean for academic affairs, and director of diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas School of Law, will be the new dean of the UT College of Law. Wilson will begin on July 1, 2015.
On the corner of Church Avenue and Locust Street downtown stood the bustling Hotel Arnold in the 1920s. Today, the location is a parking lot.
The Reliability and Maintainability Center at UT garnered significant recognition recently when the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals awarded scholarships to a pair of UT students.