For the third year in a row, Professor Joe Majdalani’s teams at the University of Tennessee Space Institute have won best papers at the sixty-third American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Southeastern Regional Student Conference. The UTSI teams competed against more than 200 graduate and undergraduate students in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Architecture students are designing and building a ramp and deck for a special needs child in Powell and expect to complete the project Saturday, April 14. The one-year-old boy has centronuclear myopathy, a condition that primarily affects skeletal muscles, and will use the additions for wheelchair access to his home. This is the first project
The University of Tennessee received high marks in the international realm for paper publishing. The prestigious journal, Nature, released its rankings for papers published in 2011 and UT ranked 47th in the world.
UT Knoxville received the Presidential Award for making the largest purchase of green power from the Tennessee Valley Authority in 2011. The university purchased nine megawatt hours of green power from TVA last year. That is the equivalent of eliminating the yearly greenhouse gas emissions from 1,535 passenger vehicles, according to the US Environmental Protection