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UT-Knoxville Chancellor Honored For Leadership

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — University of Tennessee-Knoxville Chancellor Bill Snyder has been recognized for his support of diversity and minority programs. Snyder was named Chancellor of the Year at the annual conference of The African American Leadership Association held at UT-Chattanooga. Dr. Henry Parker, association director, said Snyder was honored primarily for his efforts to improve

Airbag Sensors Can Prevent Injuries: UT Researcher

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Using sensors that custom-tailor airbags to individual motorists can help prevent injuries, University of Tennessee research shows. Tyler Kress, a UT-Knoxville industrial engineering researcher, said airbags inflate at 200 miles an hour and can cause serious injuries. Kress’ research has shown that factors like seat position, occupant size and weight, whether occupants