Research News

Liu Elected Member of National Academy of Engineering

Joint UT-ORNL Governor's Chair for Power Electronics Yilu Liu. Liu also serves as deputy director of CURENT, the Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks.

Yilu Liu, the joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics, received some impressive news Monday morning as she was named a newly elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Jalata Is Quest Scholar of the Week


Asafa Jalata, professor of sociology, global studies, and Africana studies, has published a new book, Phases of Terrorism in the Age of Globalization: From Christopher Columbus to Osama bin Laden.

Research Conference Sees Record UT Participation

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research is the leading national venue for showcasing undergraduate research. Each year more than 4,000 undergraduates from institutions across the country converge to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts, and performances. NCUR accepted sixty-five UT students to present undergraduate posters and oral presentations for this year’s conference April 7–9 in Asheville, North Carolina.