College of Engineering News

Valero-Cuevas to Deliver Presentation on Integrating Engineering, Biology

Francisco Valero-Cuevas, director of the Brain-Body Dynamics Laboratory at the University of Southern California. He will be a College of Engineering distinguished lecture series speaker on Jan. 27, 2016.

The College of Engineering’s first Distinguished Lecture Series event of the spring semester is at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27. The college welcomes Francisco Valero-Cuevas, director of the Brain-Body Dynamics Laboratory at the University of Southern California, for his presentation “An Integrative Engineering Approach to Neuromuscular Control.”

Nervous System Could be Map to Computing Breakthrough

The next big leap in computing could be just around the corner, thanks to a project being conducted by UT’s College of Engineering and the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute.

International Groups Taking Notice of UT Materials Research Center

In the ten years since its founding, the Scintillation Materials Research Center in UT’s College of Engineering has become one of the world’s leading centers for the discovery, development, and application of scintillators—materials that emit light when in the presence of radiation, providing a valuable detection method.

Nuclear Engineering Welcomes Noted Expert to Faculty

The Department of Nuclear Engineering welcomed Richard Wood as a full-time professor in January. Wood recently retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he held a joint appointment with UT.