The UT Board of Trustees approved a proposal today to rename a popular student programming and support building for UT Knoxville alumni Ron and Don Frieson. The building previously known as the Black Cultural Center, on Melrose Avenue on the Knoxville campus, is now named the Frieson (fry-son) Black Cultural Center.
Wayne Davis, dean of UT’s College of Engineering, recently received a high honor—the Chinese Academy of Engineering extended him an invitation to join the editorial review board of its publication Engineering.
UT and Eastman Chemical Company have signed a multiyear agreement to conduct collaborative research in multiple scientific disciplines, especially in the neutron science and additive manufacturing fields.
Hundreds of composites experts from industry, government, and academia gathered at the Knoxville Convention Center for the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI. UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are among IACMI’s founding research partners.
A transportation app developed by a group of UT industrial engineering students has gained some national recognition.
UT’s College of Engineering once again received some of President Barack Obama’s attention as the White House announced the start of the National Week of Making on Friday by spotlighting a select group of institutions.
A UT study on how trees affect water runoff in urban areas is fully under way, thanks in part to students at West High School in Knoxville.
For most kids, summer means a break from structured learning. But for a group of middle- and high school students, summer is the perfect time to learn all about robotics, design, and computing.
The position of UT’s College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory as leaders in the manufacturing revolution has taken another bold step forward with the hiring of Uday Vaidya as the Governor’s Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing.
R. J. Hinde, who has been an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences for more than seven years, has been appointed the new vice provost for academic affairs. He will begin his new role on August 1.