In the ten years since its founding, the Scintillation Materials Research Center in UT’s College of Engineering has become one of the world’s leading centers for the discovery, development, and application of scintillators—materials that emit light when in the presence of radiation, providing a valuable detection method.
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Research being done by professors like UT’s Takeshi Egami has shown the potential of metallic glass, but it took a recent move to the substance by a tech heavyweight to really open up its potential.
With the start of the academic year, nine new department heads have now taken their posts.
UT associate professor Wei He has helped lead a breakthrough in heart stent development.
One of the fastest-growing engineering departments at UT will have a new, albeit familiar, face in charge when Veerle Keppens becomes head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering on June 1.
Veerle Keppens, associate professor and associate head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Engineering. She will be the first female senior administrator in the college’s history.
This is Faculty Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate faculty and their teaching, research and outreach. Their work is a big part of what makes UT Knoxville the great university it is. Check out Wednesday’s special events and faculty features.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Jason Hayward and Associate Professor Veerle Keppens from the College of Engineering.