The Department of Homeland Security recently awarded a grant to faculty from two College of Engineering departments who are collaborating to develop a portable nuclear or radiation detector that could be used without causing alarm to the public or alerting possible terror cells.
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Jack Dongarra, director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory, has been named to the Scientific and Engineering Advisory Committee for the Square Kilometer Array, a project to build a telescope with a total collection surface the size of one square kilometer.
The future of aircraft propulsion systems could be vastly improved thanks to research being conducted by the College of Engineering. NASA has tapped a joint Boeing-UT project for support, with the agency providing $2 million over four years while the aircraft company contributes a share of funding.
With a history dating back more than 175 years, the College of Engineering is no stranger to bringing new ideas and concepts to all of its students and visitors. What makes a current group of college visitors somewhat different is that they are faculty from another university—Southeast University in China.
Mark Dean was highlighted for his contributions to the modern world on WBIR.
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.
One of the keys to the increasing number of women in the College of Engineering at UT is providing a welcoming environment to them on campus. To that end, a “Welcome Back Celebration” is being held when students begin classes August 19.
UT computing expert Jack Dongarra was cited in a report detailing the need for faster computers.
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 Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate certificate program in fire protection engineering has gained some important students.