Scott Kelly will begin a one-year mission in space later this week, giving UT an impressive span of being represented almost eighteen consecutive months in space.
Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering News
Faculty trailblazers in the College of Engineering are David Icove, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Joshua Sangoro, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; and Andy Sarles, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering.
UT alumnus Scott Kelly is gaining a lot of attention for his upcoming mission. CNN, Time Magazine, and CBS News have featured him in stories, and he is a guest of honor at the State of the Union address.
What is advanced composites manufacturing, why was the UT-led consortium was selected by the president, and what is the impact for the area?
When President Obama takes the stage at Techmer PM in Clinton, Tennessee, on Friday to announce that UT will head a $259 million advanced manufacturing project and that Oak Ridge National Laboratory will play a key role, he will share the spotlight with a shiny example of innovation, research, and collaboration between the two.
There could soon be new hope for those facing one of humanity’s biggest health issues, thanks to research from the College of Engineering.
In 1847, a course offering studies in mechanical philosophies and mechanics appeared at what was then East Tennessee University. Now, almost 170 years later, the school is UT, and the course has grown into the College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, two-thirds of which would have been considered science fiction to those many years ago.
The College of Engineering and Eastman have built upon the momentum of their partnership by naming two new professors of practice. Yan Xu and Matthew Young received the designation as part of the company’s $2 million-plus commitment to the college.
The possible detrimental effects on balance following a surgical procedure performed on many children with cerebral palsy is being better understood thanks to research conducted in part by a UT doctoral student.
One of humankind’s biggest technological steps was the ability to print words on paper. Now, thanks to UT College of Engineering assistant professor Anming Hu, it’s technology itself that is being printed. Hu, of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, has researched a way to print circuits on paper, the main impact of which could be a decrease in cost and an increase in portability for any number of devices.