Governor’s Chair for Power Electronics Yilu Liu has been named a 2016 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Liu serves as deputy director of the National Science Foundation–backed Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks—CURENT—which is housed in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering.
The Adventures in STEM camp welcomes middle-school girls from around East Tennessee for a hands-on look at the opportunities that await them in those fields.
Yilu Liu, the joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Power Grids, has been named a newly elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.
The SunShot National Laboratory Multiyear Partnership recently awarded a $2.3 million project to the College of Engineering and its collaborators.
College of Engineering graduate student Lingwei Zhan was named the Outstanding Student of the Year by the North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI).
Professor and Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics Fred Wang leads a team working on microgrids, systems that can operate independently of the overall power grid when the situation arises.
A UT sociology professor’s expertise in social psychology and human behavior will be critical to addressing the nation’s infrastructure challenges.
UT has expanded its role in green technology over the past few years, adding everything from car charging stations to classes designed to tackle issues in the emerging and burgeoning field.
The College of Engineering recently got some good news, as R&D Magazine named two research groups to its list of finalists for the R&D 100.
CURENT is a collaboration between academia, industry, and national laboratories. CURENT performs research that confronts the electrical problems of energy generation, with a focus on transmission, storage, monitoring, power consumption, and management of a modernized electric grid.