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ETEC Muddy Boot Celebration

This Friday we will present two Muddy Boot Awards
in person and have a time of celebration!

April 1, 2022

7:30-8:30 a.m. (EDT)

UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge & on Zoom
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Hybrid Friday Meeting Details:

Virtual Attendees (Please Register):

To participate in the meeting via Zoom, register for this and future upcoming Friday meetings with the link below:
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In-Person (Registration not Needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge. Attendees are no longer required to wear masks but may do so at their discretion.

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to UCOR - United Cleanup Oak Ridge, LLC for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in March.
UCOR - United Cleanup Oak Ridge 2022

Meeting Sponsorships

June, August, October, and November/December are still available.

Consider sponsoring a month of ETEC meetings. The cost is $750 per month and the benefits are below. To easily purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.

  • Verbal recognition of sponsorship by the ETEC Chairperson at weekly meetings
  • Advertisement with logo on meeting slides at weekly meetings
  • Opportunity to speak for 3 minutes during one weekly meeting during the month
  • Logo ad with a link to your website in ~4 weekly newsletters per month
  • Logo with link to your website on the events page of the ETEC website


Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

April 8 - Dr. Balendra Sutharshan, ALD Isotope Science and Engineering, ORNL
April 15 - No ETEC on Good Friday. Happy Easter!
April 22 - Tricia Martinez, Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator
April 29 - ETEC Board of Directors
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Other Events

Mar 30 - ETEC Retirement Reception for Jim Campbell

Apr 5 - KTech: Data Science Meet-Up on Climate Change
Apr 6 - Knoxville Chamber: Technology in Healthcare Virtual Event
Apr 7-8 - CodeStock 2022 Technology Conference
Apr 11- Spark Cleantech Accelerator Applications Due – Extended Deadline
Apr 20 - Burns & McDonnell Open House & Ribbon-Cutting
Apr 20-21 - Knox Chamber/UT: Workforce Symposium-Growing and Retaining Talent

May 5 - PTAC: Small Business Innovation Conference


Forging Ahead with Frontier: Ready to Crush Science

Computational users at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, are running scientific codes on Frontier’s architecture in the form of a powerful test system called Crusher. Frontier is on track to be the nation’s first exascale supercomputer this year.

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Forging Ahead with Frontier: Ready to Crush Science

Participants in “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator” Introduced

Tricia Martinez, Managing Director of Techstars Knoxville, emphasized that “We are building a deep tech hub here.” She asked each of the participants to briefly introduce their start-ups with the proverbial elevator pitch.

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Participants in “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator” Introduced


Statement by Energy Secretary Granholm on President Biden’s DOE Fiscal Year 2023 Budget
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ORAU Awards $25,000 for Annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Competition
tombras_group1500x1000 Articles about Jim Campbell:

As you know, Jim Campbell is retiring at the end of March. Tom Ballard, past ETEC Board Chairman and author of the Teknovation Blog, highlighted Jim's experience in Oak Ridge in the following articles.
PART 1: Jim Campbell reflects on his early days in Oak Ridge and the challenges the community faced


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