Improved wireless charging technology for consumer electronics, development of higher value-added material from waste produced during biofuel production, and novel materials for 3-D printing are among the projects receiving maturation funding from the UT Research Foundation.
Institute of Agriculture News
On-campus interviews in the search for the next chancellor to lead the UT Institute of Agriculture began yesterday and continue through December 9. Finalists will visit Knoxville, Columbia, and Jackson for meetings with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members. UT Institute of Agriculture Interim Chancellor Tim Cross is the first finalist to participate in
Graduate hooding will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, and undergraduate commencement will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 9. Both events will be held in Thompson-Boling Arena. The university will award 1,136 undergraduate degrees, 661 graduate degrees, and six law degrees. Also during the undergraduate ceremony ROTC cadets will be commissioned.
Four professors with UT ties have been named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science class of fellows for 2016: Brian Wirth, Karen Hughes, George Ostrouchov and Baohua Gu. The fellows will be inducted in February 2017 at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston.
The Institute of Agriculture will host its International Programs Showcase from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, in Hollingsworth Auditorium.
The search for the next chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture began Friday with the first meeting of the search committee.
The Institute of Agriculture is presenting 3 Day Startup, an intensive, hands-on entrepreneurial program that teaches how to start a company by starting a company.
Lisa Michell Capps Vito, research assistant in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology for sixteen years, died Sunday.
The Institute of Agriculture recently presented several awards to top faculty, staff, researchers, and outreach experts.
Institute of Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington has decided to retire in September, President Joe DiPietro announced last week.