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New Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

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 Honored for Long-Time Support of CCI and SIS

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.

Gov. Bill Lee Announces $72 million to UT-ORII to Make East TN a STEM Hub

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.  

Y-12’s Technology Transfer Office Provides Unique Experience for UT Law Students

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.

UT Research Foundation 2021 Annual Report

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.

UT-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute Researcher Training Manufacturers to Ease Supply Chain Crisis

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.