Many students take part in workshops and symposia during the summer, but Mallory Ladd got the chance to participate in a particularly notable event. Ladd, a graduate research fellow and doctoral student the joint UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, attended the sixty-fifth annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.
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UT computing expert Jack Dongarra was cited in a report detailing the need for faster computers.
UT astronaut Scott Kelly spoke via a White House blog about why images of Earth resonate with people.
A professorship named for an icon of civil engineering has its first recipient, as the College of Engineering’s Baoshan Huang has been named the Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professor.
Steve Brooks recently spoke to the American Geophysical Union about what lower mercury levels in the arctic would mean.
Nuclear energy expert Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from US Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at a Washington, DC, ceremony Thursday night.
The Joint Institute for Computational Sciences, a partnership between UT and ORNL, has received $3 million in new funding from the National Science Foundation to continue to provide advanced computing resources through July 2016.
Building off the theory that immersion is better than explanation, students will have a chance to get some hands-on experience with scientific research thanks to UT College of Engineering doctoral student Caroline Bryson.
David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
The College of Engineering’s summer enrichment programs are in full swing at UT, and Eastman is proving once again to be a vital partner.