The growing reputation of the College of Engineering as a center for environmental research got a big boost recently thanks to the National Science Foundation.
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering News
Dunlap Industries, which began as a UT-led idea, is still going strong after five decades.
Dunlap Industries, named for the county seat of its Sequatchie County headquarters, grew from the concept of indigenous businesses developed by the TVA and UT fifty years ago.
The International Lean Summer Program has grown steadily since it began in 2011 as a way to bring international students to Knoxville and showcase some of the industrial engineering programs UT offers.
Three College of Engineering students recently earned Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) scholarships.
UT and Meridium have partnered to help develop the next wave of analytics.
Mingzhou Jin, director of the reliability and maintainability engineering program in the College of Engineering and who was recently named as a Center for Transportation Research fellow for 2015–16, has been invited to join On Track North America, a nonprofit think tank devoted to maximizing the potential of rail transportation within the continent.
UT’s Center for Transportation Research has selected three faculty members from the College of Engineering, one from the Department of Economics and one from the Haslam College of Business as part of its 2015 Fellows class.
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.
Eric White knew an industrial engineering master’s degree would help him sharpen his professional skills while strengthening his resume. But he never expected the master’s degree to pay off so quickly.