A doctoral program in big data run jointly by UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory got final clearance last week and is now the only big data doctorate in the country pairing a university and national lab. It will be housed under the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory News
Joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials Steven Zinkle was recently awarded the Robert Franklin Mehl Award, one of the most prestigious given in his field.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory strengthened its relationship wit UT under Thom Mason.
Research being conducted in the Tickle College of Engineering seeks to anticipate and answer questions about nuclear security and possible threats.
Gov. Haslam recently visited Oak Ridge to honor the area’s role in the discovery of Tennessine.
Several national publications used the comments of Steve Zinkle, the joint UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials, to talk about a breakthrough in radiation monitoring.
Easo George will hold the title of Governor’s Chair for Advanced Alloy Theory and Development, the 15th joint faculty member in the Governor’s Chair program, a cornerstone of the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory partnership.
Curbed magazine took a look at innovation in East Tennessee.
Governor’s Chair for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Uday Vaidya has been named the Society of Plastics Engineers Composites Person of the Year.
Veerle Keppens has been named the permanent head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.