KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — For the ninth time in 10 contests, a University of Tennessee student engineering team is among the top teams in a national competition for alternative fuel vehicles. Dr. Jeff Hodgson, faculty adviser for the nine-member student teams, said UT-Knoxville took third place in the 1997 Propane Vehicle Challenge in Austin, Texas. Hodgson,
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Dr. Harold L. Dodds has been appointed head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Dodds, a professor in the department since 1976, succeeds Dr. Thomas W. Kerlin, who recently retired. Dodds’ research interests include developing methods and applications in nuclear reactor physics and reactor and criticality safety.