A class of UT nuclear engineering students recently got the educational opportunity of a lifetime, thanks to the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.
Eric White knew an industrial engineering master’s degree would help him sharpen his professional skills while strengthening his resume. But he never expected the master’s degree to pay off so quickly.
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.
The College of Engineering’s Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science graduate certificate program in fire protection engineering has gained some important students.
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
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.
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.
Law students and Y-12 benefit from the UT/Y-12 Field Placement Program, a unique collaboration between Y-12 and the College of Law.
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.
Speculation over the nuclear ambitions of countries like Iran and North Korea and debate over proposed nuclear reactors in the US and abroad make it apparent that the need for nuclear security experts did not end with the Cold War. For this reason, UT Knoxville has launched the UT Institute for Nuclear Security.