Officials from Knox County Schools and the College of Engineering met to discuss trends in education, programs and possibilities within the college, and the needs and ideas of current high school students.
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Spirits were high Friday morning as College of Engineering departments gathered on the quad in front of Ferris Hall for the third annual college-wide Halloween contest. Judges voted on the best represented, most creative, and best overall department.
UT has expanded its role in green technology over the past few years, adding everything from car charging stations to classes designed to tackle issues in the emerging and burgeoning field.
UT aerospace engineering senior Michael Holloway has been named a Tau Beta Pi laureate for 2015, one of just five students so honored across the United States this year.
Engineers Day is set for Thursday with a full day of events at Thompson-Boling Arena and around the Hill, particularly on Middle Drive.
Rachel McCord, a lecturer in the college’s Engineering Fundamentals Division, was selected to attend the NAE’s seventh Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium in Irvine, California, October 25–28.
The American Nuclear Society has honored alumnus and adjunct professor Hash Hashemian with one of its highest awards, selecting his team as the Robert L. Long Training Excellence winner for 2015.
The College of Engineering will announce to a select gathering tonight that it is undertaking an ambitious drive to raise $150 million.
The College of Engineering’s second Distinguished Lecture Series event of the fall takes place at 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 5, as the college welcomes James McLurkin, an adjunct professor at Rice University and Google hardware engineer, for his presentation, “The Future of Robotics is Swarms: Why a Thousand Robots Are Better Than One.”
In honor of Tennessee-Florida game week, the Nuclear Energy Institute has started a competition of its own to see which university’s nuclear program is tops.