Tyler Cosby and Max Heres, students in Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, got some good news recently, as the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory chose their work for a pair of honors.
College of Engineering News
The College of Engineering has rapidly staked a claim in the emerging field of advanced manufacturing thanks to some key faculty, new centers, and breakthroughs in research being conducted there and through the university’s ongoing partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
With a history dating back more than 175 years, the College of Engineering is no stranger to bringing new ideas and concepts to all of its students and visitors. What makes a current group of college visitors somewhat different is that they are faculty from another university—Southeast University in China.
The Watershed Faculty Consortium is hosting its fourth symposium on water availability on Tuesday, September 15. This year’s event will focus on policy and its impact on environmental laws and water needs.
The College of Engineering invites interested students, faculty, and staff to hear astronaut and alumnus Barry “Butch” Wilmore speak at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 11, in Alumni Memorial Building, Room 32.
David Clarke, the director of UT’s Center for Transportation Research, talked to the outlet about a company producing cars for Boston’s metro.
The Office of Engineering Professional Practice recently held its seventeenth annual welcome back cookout, its largest yet with more than 1,400 participants.
Postdoctoral fellow Andrea Rocha, who works on Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology Terry Hazen’s joint UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory team, was chosen as one of thirty-two women worldwide to be profiled in Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology magazine’s “Latinas at Tech Giants” edition.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers recently bestowed a top honor on UT’s Bamin Khomami, as the group’s board of directors announced his election as an AIChE Fellow.
Joshua Dobbs might be better known outside the college as the quarterback of the Vols football team, but, like six other players majoring in engineering, once in the classroom, he is all about his studies. An aerospace engineering student, Dobbs recently held an internship position with Pratt and Whitney, one of the world’s leading jet and rocket engine manufacturers.