A researcher at UT’s National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBios) has studied aggression in monk parakeets and determined that the birds develop a social hierarchy based on thoughtfully calculated perceptions of their fellow monk parakeets.
The College of Engineering has rapidly staked a claim in the emerging field of advanced manufacturing thanks to some key faculty, new centers, and breakthroughs in research being conducted there and through the university’s ongoing partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Scott Gilpatric is an associate professor and John Moore Scholar in the Department of Economics. His research expertise is in industrial organization, specifically issues related to competition in markets and competition in tournaments. He teaches microeconomic theory and industrial organization. Recently Gilpatric published a paper entitled, “Information value under demand uncertainty and endogenous market leadership” in Economic
The Watershed Faculty Consortium is hosting its fourth symposium on water availability on Tuesday, September 15. This year’s event will focus on policy and its impact on environmental laws and water needs.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has been selected as a partner in the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab program. The Diplomacy Lab helps the State Department broaden its research base and more effectively respond to a variety of global challenges.
The Smart Communities Initiative is founded upon the idea that universities and communities should work together to improve the health and vitality of their areas.
The Science Alliance is seeking proposals from faculty members for Joint Directed Research and Development program funding.
Sharon Jean-Philippe, an assistant professor of urban forestry, and Sam Adams, UT campus arborist, will present “A New Vision for Trees on the University of Tennessee Campus” at the semester’s first Science Forum at noon on Friday.
UT has launched a new statewide undergraduate experiential learning conference for students open to all fifty-four accredited not-for-profit colleges and universities in Tennessee.
Joshua Bembenek, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, recently received a prestigious five-year R01 grant award by the National Institutes of Health. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Bembenek as its Scholar of the Week.