The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, formally announces the launch of the Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing. The institute represents UT’s increasingly interdisciplinary approach to tackling real-world problems for the benefit of Tennesseans and beyond.
Bonnie Carroll may have recently retired from Information International Associates (IIA), the information and scientific data management company she founded decades ago in Oak Ridge, but the long-time supporter of the College of Communication and Information is not yet done with data or with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The University of Tennessee is taking its space research across state borders and opening a new office in one of the United States’ premier cities for innovation.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Knoxville-based advertising agency Tombras have partnered to create a first-of-its-kind landmark program and investment plan to modernize and expand advertising and public relations education.
At his State of the State address, Governor Bill Lee said his proposed budget includes $72 million for the UT-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute, a collaboration between the UT and ORNL. The institute’s executive director, Joan Bienvenue, said they will use the money to invest in more research, take on more students and develop the workforce in East Tennessee.
Suresh Babu has been appointed senior advisor for research and STEM workforce development initiatives at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in a role that will focus on strategic investments in research and development and curricular innovations aimed at preparing a 21st-century STEM workforce.
For the past several years, the Technology Transfer Office has partnered with the University of Tennessee College of Law to give law students a unique opportunity to work with Y-12. The partnership is twofold — to help UT law students gain useful experience working in government contracting and intellectual property and to enhance the work of the Technology Transfer Office.
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is delighted to share Discover 2021, which celebrates UT innovators and UTRF’s impact on innovation, new venture formation, and corporate engagement for the University of Tennessee.
One of the issues causing the supply chain crisis around the U.S. is a lack of skilled manufacturers, according to a White House Document released earlier this year. Dr. Tony Schmitz is a researcher for the UT-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute, who studies machine tooling. Under a Department of Defense (DoD) project, Dr. Schmitz works to better understand manufacturing and train skilled machinists.
Volkswagen launches new research collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Volkswagen Group of America’s Innovation Hub Knoxville, the company’s technology unit for applied materials science, has expanded its research collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the largest U.S. Department of Energy science and energy laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT).