Joint Institute for Advanced Materials News

Engineering Professor Named to National Academy of Engineering


George Pharr, Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Joint Faculty Scientist in the Materials Science and Technology Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named to the National Academy of Engineering. He becomes the fifth NAE member in UT’s College of Engineering.

UT Introduces Cutting-Edge Electron Microscopes

Imagine having the power to read the mint date on the head of a nickel on the moon. That’s the power of a new electron microscope at UT. The university has two new cutting-edge microscopes worth a total of $3.5 million. The university is hosting an open house to view the instruments on February 6 from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. in Science and Engineering Research Facility Room 307.