Research News

Carruthers Is Quest Scholar of the Week


Celeste Carruthers is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics with a joint appointment in the Center for Business and Economic Research. Her work in the economics of education policy has led to a number of recent, noteworthy achievements.

Join Colleagues for Mic/Nite on March 10


Eleven faculty members will present their research at this spring’s Mic/Nite on Thursday, March 10, at the Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 North Central Avenue.

Trace Provides the Public with Access to Research

UT Libraries’ Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (Trace) offers faculty a way to easily share their research and creative work with other researchers, the media, and the community fee-free while also preserving their materials.

McCoy Is Quest Scholar of the Week


Dorian L. McCoy, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies, conducts research focused on the experiences of people of color in higher education. His research explores the socialization and transitional experiences of faculty, administrators, and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups, which includes issues of access for undergraduate and graduate students to higher education.

Research Into Power Systems Nets UT’s Sun NSF CAREER Award

Kai Sun, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Kai Sun was recently chosen by the National Science Foundation for a CAREER award, making him the third faculty member from the college chosen for such a prestigious honor since November.