College of Engineering News

Longtime Engineering Professor Goodpasture Dies

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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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UT Student Spent Summer Conducting Tests at Nuclear Sites in Pacific

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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.

UT Ranked 46th in 2017 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

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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.

UT, ORNL Study Climate’s Role in Demands Placed on Energy Grid

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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.