Steve Brooks recently spoke to the American Geophysical Union about what lower mercury levels in the arctic would mean.
College of Engineering News
Nuclear energy expert Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from US Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at a Washington, DC, ceremony Thursday night.
The Joint Institute for Computational Sciences, a partnership between UT and ORNL, has received $3 million in new funding from the National Science Foundation to continue to provide advanced computing resources through July 2016.
Building off the theory that immersion is better than explanation, students will have a chance to get some hands-on experience with scientific research thanks to UT College of Engineering doctoral student Caroline Bryson.
David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
The College of Engineering’s summer enrichment programs are in full swing at UT, and Eastman is proving once again to be a vital partner.
UT’s International Lean Summer Program is drawing attention from local media outlets, including the News Sentinel and WATE.
Starting this fall, a new UT project will allow nearly every sophomore student in Campbell and Union Counties to spend several weeks exploring career options in science, technology, engineering, math, and medical science (STEMM).
The International Lean Summer Program brings students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Mexico, and Uganda to campus this week.
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.