The nighttime safety of drivers and passengers on Tennessee’s highways could soon be greatly improved thanks to a new research project through the Center for Transportation Research. The high number of injuries and deaths from traffic incidents prompted agencies such as the World Health Organization and the United Nations to recognize their epidemic proportion.
College of Engineering News
A father and daughter pair of University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduates have teamed up to help give back to members of the United States military through their program Diving with Heroes.
Joe Brickey, a 1985 electrical engineering grad, and Jill Hottel, who got her bachelor’s in geography in 2004 and her master’s in 2010, started the program as a way to help wounded veterans regain their lost sense of mobility via diving.
Machine learning, the science that makes it possible for devices to “think” on their own, is taking the next step forward thanks to College of Engineering professors Jeremy Holleman and Itamar Arel.
A team of researchers at UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are investigating if lignin—a low-cost byproduct of the pulp, paper, and biofuels industries—could be useful as a battery anode in lithium-ion batteries.
This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at alternative transportation energy sources and innovations. Claus Daniel, deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will talk on “Electrification of Transportation: Cost and Opportunities.” His discussion begins at noon on Friday, September 19, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
The only “car” that most people associate with printers is a “car-tridge” of ink, but may soon change, thanks in part to several UT students.
The Wall Street Journal interviewed alumnus Barry “Butch” Wilmore about watching Southeastern Conference football in space. Wilmore, a NASA astronaut,
UT has received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software estimated at $37 million for use in the College of Engineering.
An international research team led by assistant professor Haixuan Xu has received a US Department of Energy grant to help with work involving a key component of nuclear reactors.
The College of Engineering and the College of Business Administration’s supply chain management program rose in national rankings, according to the