Y-12 News

Camp Offers Students Chance to Study Space Shuttle Columbia Debris

An ASM International Materials Camp supported by UT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and scientists at CNS Y-12 National Security Complex is giving local students the chance to study debris from the space shuttle Columbia, with an eye on improving materials used in space flight.

UT and Y-12 celebrate, renew their partnership

The Knoxville News Sentinel featured the signing of a partnership agreement between Y-12 and the university. The partnership partnership combines strengths to train future workforce and solve national challenges. According to the article, Chancellor Cheek said UT’s relationship with Y-12 involves every college on campus, not just the obvious ones like nuclear engineering. He cited

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Y-12, UT Sign Agreement to Continue, Expand Collaborative Work

A Memorandum of Understanding signed today by Consolidated Nuclear Security and UT will expand collaborations while making the country safer and more secure. CNS and the university collaborate in areas ranging from joint research to pushing more technologies into the private sector.

UT, Y-12, and Stanley Healthcare Work to Advance Technology

Most people have experienced a long wait to see a doctor. Technology being developed through a new collaboration between UT Knoxville, Y-12 National Security Complex, and Stanley Healthcare aims to cut down on wait times. The three entities are developing an intelligent interactive dashboard that crunches data in realtime to help managers determine how best to administer flow.

UT/Y-12 Partnership Furthers Promising Research

Research and development efforts can be time-consuming.Many projects end up taking years to complete and most researchers at the Y-12 National Security Complex must divide their time between numerous projects. Y‑12’s formal partnership with UT offers a simple solution: graduate research assistants.