Water-related issues are quickly shaping up to be a major concern around the world, and a new lab at UT hopes to tackle that concern. The Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory officially opened this week, with the implications of its research already being felt.
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Terry Hazen, the Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, a joint UT-ORNL appointment, is working with a team of researchers who have developed a method of using bacteria to help test for the presence of a wide array of pollutants.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is hosting an open house Tuesday, May 12, for its new state-of-the-art Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory, one of the most advanced in the country and one of the few in the Southeast.
An upcoming landscape project aims to improve the overall appearance of the eastern edge of campus while providing an open, collaborative space for the College of Engineering.
This summer, the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering will see three of its own—Justine Barry, Carol Miselem, and Meghan Green—head to Houston to work in various roles at the Johnson Space Flight Center.
Researchers from UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and other high-level facilities came together recently for the first Women in STEM Symposium at UT.
The 1980s television program MacGyver sparked interest in science. The National Academy of Engineering is hoping it can serve as inspiration to a new generation, and is sponsoring a contest for ideas for a show that would feature a female engineer in the lead role. UT students—male or female, engineer or not—are encouraged to enter.
How much must one person care about their alma mater for their name to appear in two places? Ask John Tickle.
The nuclear engineering department at UT built on a series of successes recently by bringing home eight top awards at a conference hosted by the American Nuclear Society at Texas A&M University.
UT will award an honorary degree to a national advocate for children and welcome leaders in business, healthcare, and government for spring commencement ceremonies set for May 6–8.