The growing reputation of the College of Engineering as a center for environmental research got a big boost recently thanks to the National Science Foundation.
Joshua Fu, a UT professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his colleagues at UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are applying a new methodology for predicting the demands that future climate and population changes could place on the nation’s energy grid.
More than a hundred people were on hand recently for the opening of UT’s new Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility and Engineering Annex, located on White Avenue.
Students of the College of Law and the College of Engineering had a rare opportunity to work together as interns this summer at the University of Tennessee Research Foundation.
Academic Minute featured Julia Jaekel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies. Jaekel collaborated with Hillary Fouts, director of graduate studies, to explain why it’s important for refugee mothers to keep homeland child caring practices.
UT and IBM have announced a new computational lab and education initiative devoted to analytics that will enable the university to store large amounts of unstructured data in a security-rich environment while providing students and researchers the processing systems necessary to analyze it.
Starting this fall, graduate students and postdocs can develop their teaching skills through UT’s partnership with the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, a national network of forty-six graduate universities.
A graduate student in the Department of Chemistry has designed the cover art for a recent issue of a well-known industry journal.
Eric Wade, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering, recently led a team that developed a way to measure functional motor ability in those who have suffered a stroke.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the James K. Polk Project, based in the Department of History, a $204,785 grant.