Longtime UT civil engineering professor David W. Goodpasture passed away Wednesday, September 14, at age 77. Goodpasture retired from active teaching at UT in 2004 after thirty-eight years in what is now the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Since that time, he has served as a professor emeritus, bringing his total commitment to UT
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Nashville native Adam Stratz got to experience what might be considered an ideal summer vacation just before the start of the fall semester, spending eighteen days in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. However, his mission was anything but vacation. Stratz was the lone student taking part in a radiation survey of former United States atomic and thermonuclear test sites in the islands.
Volhacks is hosting its inaugural hack-a-thon September 30–October 2, and while the name might sound like something businesses would want to avoid, the expertise of students coming to the event is something in high demand.
UT’s EcoCAR 3 team and the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition are partnering for a tailgating event prior to UT’s game with Ohio on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
Increases in graduation rates, alumni giving, and the quality of students helped UT gain ground among all public universities in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report undergraduate rankings. UT climbed one spot over last year to 46th among all public universities and held at 103rd among all public and private universities on the list in the rankings released today.
The instillation of “Colossus,” the massive 700-ton high-resolution TV that hangs over the field, required a company experienced in such large-scale projects.
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.
UT’s EcoCAR team has once again gotten support from a familiar partner: DENSO has provided the team with $50,000.
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.