College of Engineering News

International Groups Taking Notice of UT Materials Research Center

In the ten years since its founding, the Scintillation Materials Research Center in UT’s College of Engineering has become one of the world’s leading centers for the discovery, development, and application of scintillators—materials that emit light when in the presence of radiation, providing a valuable detection method.

Nuclear Engineering Welcomes Noted Expert to Faculty

The Department of Nuclear Engineering welcomed Richard Wood as a full-time professor in January. Wood recently retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he held a joint appointment with UT.

White House Innovation Forum Takes On Tennessee Flavor

The White House Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs was an opportunity for political, educational and scientific leaders to discuss ways that economic growth benefits from research facilities.

Engineering’s Spring Distinguished Lecture Series Set

Following the College of Engineering’s successful slate of Distinguished Lecture Series events this fall, the new speakers booked for spring will cover topics ranging from sustainability to space exploration.