Nuclear energy expert Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from US Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at a Washington, DC, ceremony Thursday night.
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Alan Tennant has been appointed director of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The institute is a partnership between ORNL and UT.
The position of UT’s College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory as leaders in the manufacturing revolution has taken another bold step forward with the hiring of Uday Vaidya as the Governor’s Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing.
Nine students from the United States and China are on campus this week for Computational Sciences for Undergraduate Research Experiences, a summer internship program focused on developing knowledge and skills to use advanced computing in research.
When the next generation of high performance computing comes to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT’s physicists will be working on the first projects that put its power to work.
Researchers from UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and other high-level facilities came together recently for the first Women in STEM Symposium at UT.
More than 60,000 people attended the Orange and White Game on Saturday, April 25, at Neyland Stadium. Some of those visitors also checked out the Shelby Cobra 3D-printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The Shelby Cobra 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which served as a hallmark of American ingenuity during President Barack Obama’s East Tennessee visit in January, will be on display in the plaza near Gate 21 at the Orange and White Game.
The College of Engineering’s Alexander Papandrew and Gerd Duscher are part of a broader Oak Ridge National Laboratory-led team that recently received a $2.75 million Department of Energy grant for work on improving fuel cells, $1.4 million of which went to their project.
The role of UT’s College of Engineering as a leader in advanced materials research got yet another boost recently as Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or LIFT, officially opened its headquarters.