The role of the College of Engineering in studying advanced materials recently got a major boost with the National Science Foundation backing UT to join the Manufacturing and Materials Joining Innovation Center. Claudia Rawn, director of the Center for Materials Processing, will lead the university’s efforts.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering News
With the start of the academic year, nine new department heads have now taken their posts.
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.
Starting July 3, residents in Clay County, Kentucky, will no longer have to get their water from contaminated wells and streams thanks to the opening of a new water kiosk designed by an interdisciplinary team of UT faculty and students.
A study by UT researchers could soon change the way electric bicycles are used and regulated. Led by Chris Cherry, the group took one of the first in-depth looks at how the behavior of e-bike riders compares to that of traditional bikers.
A UT study on how trees affect water runoff in urban areas is fully under way, thanks in part to students at West High School in Knoxville.
A leading center at UT will soon have a new director: accomplished faculty member Terry Hazen is taking the helm at the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment.
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.
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.
One of the oldest departments in the College of Engineering will soon have a new leader: Chris D. Cox has been selected to oversee the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.