Joint Institute for Advanced Materials News

JIAM Shuttle Service Begins Today

The UT Transit System is now offering shuttle service to the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials facility at Cherokee Farm to serve employees occupying the floors that have been completed in the new facility.

New Facility Enhances Research Opportunities Across Campus

The newly established Micro-Processing Research Facility will allow researchers to conduct research and development requiring thin film processing technology at the micron level without having to leave the campus.

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.