Honors and awards for the university’s faculty and graduate students.
College of Engineering News
The Southeastern Transportation Center has established an ambitious research program to address comprehensive transportation safety in the Southeast and beyond. The STC research topics include class modification factors, integrated simulation and safety, and exploring factors that impact safety.
A team of students from the College of Engineering AIChE student chapter returned from the 2013 AIChE National Conference in
WBIR-TV’s Robin Wilhoit sat down with Mark Dean, a professor in electrical engineering and computer science, who helped invent the
For studies that focus on green energy and 3D printing, four UT professors, including two UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chairs, are being recognized for their teaching and research. The faculty members have been named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to its 2013 class of fellows.
UT’s College of Engineering has established an endowed deanship in honor of Dean Wayne Davis. This is the first deanship for the college and second for the university. The $3 million endowed deanship is a visible affirmation of the importance of Davis’s great leadership in the academic enterprise.
Chris Cherry, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, wrote an article for The Guardian. Cherry
An internationally-recognized list launched by Jack Dongarra, distinguished professor of computer science, is receiving international coverage including the The Wall
The Chronicle of Higher Education featured the College of Engineering’s success in diversity programs. According to the article, the college’s Office of Diversity Programs, which just celebrated the fortieth anniversary of such programs at the college, has seen the graduation of more than 900 minority students, including fifteen master’s and Ph.D. students.
Two environmental advances—a new source of lumber for construction and efficient breakdown of plastic mulch—are closer to becoming reality, thanks to the work of two student-professor teams from UT. The projects are being funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Phase I grants.