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CURENT Honored with Spot In USA Science and Engineering Festival

The National Science Foundation area of the USA Science and Engineering Festival will have a UT feel thanks to a spot in the prestigious event going to CURENT, the Center for Ultra-Wide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks. Housed in the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building in UT’s College of Engineering, CURENT is a UT-led multi-institution research group focused on making the electrical grid more efficient, particularly in the area of energy transportation.

UT Leads Charge to Smart Grid with $18 Million Award

UT Knoxville will be at the forefront of research, education, and technology for sustainable energy systems with a five-year, $18 million award from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy. This is the first time UT Knoxville has been honored to lead an NSF Engineering Research Center and the first time an ERC will address power transmission systems.