What is advanced composites manufacturing, why was the UT-led consortium was selected by the president, and what is the impact for the area?
As the nation pauses to recognize civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. next Monday, a UT professor is reflecting on the country’s racial history in a different way—by examining plantations.
In the five years since a massive earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti, UT faculty and students have helped the country’s rebuilding efforts by designing a secondary school, housing, and a clinic that are now in various stages of construction.
When President Obama takes the stage at Techmer PM in Clinton, Tennessee, on Friday to announce that UT will head a $259 million advanced manufacturing project and that Oak Ridge National Laboratory will play a key role, he will share the spotlight with a shiny example of innovation, research, and collaboration between the two.
President Obama will announce today that UT will lead the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, a $259 million public-private partnership. The Institute reflects a $70 million commitment from the US Department of Energy (DOE) and $189 million from IACMI’s partners. Supported by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, IACMI joins four other institutes backed by the Obama administration in a recent push to accelerate advanced manufacturing.
Leaders from the Haslam College of Business were part of a featured panel discussion at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Science and Technology Forum and Exposition this week.
There could soon be new hope for those facing one of humanity’s biggest health issues, thanks to research from the College of Engineering.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free dinosaur- and fossil-themed family events throughout January at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
UT’s Archaeological Research Laboratory and the Tennessee Valley Authority are partnering for the series “Volunteer Days,” which invites the public to help prepare artifacts for curation and learn about archaeology during a brown-bag lunch on the third Friday of each month.
UT Knoxville and the UT Institute of Agriculture have earned the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for collaborating with community partners to address society’s most pressing needs. The prestigious Carnegie engagement classification recognizes colleges’ and universities’ commitments to strengthening the bond between campus and community. UT joins a group of fifty-two universities with the “very high intensity” research classification and the engaged status designation. Fewer than half of the universities in Carnegie’s “very high intensity” research classification have achieved engaged status.