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.
Advances in solar technology may come as the result of a new electric vehicle charging station and solar panels at UT, created in partnership with the university’s West Tennessee Solar Farm.
The National Science Foundation area of the USA Science and Engineering Festival will have a UT feel thanks to a spot in the prestigious event going to CURENT, the Center for Ultra-Wide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks. Housed in the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building in UT’s College of Engineering, CURENT is a UT-led multi-institution research group focused on making the electrical grid more efficient, particularly in the area of energy transportation.