For the past four years, Samuel Weaver and his company, Proton Power, have been developing a system of creating hydrogen from biomass materials. He’ll be discussing that process and its applications at the Science Forum on Friday. Weaver and his company use biomass—any plant-based material, including waste—to create hydrogen at a low cost.
A manuscript’s many uses, both formal and informal, will be the topic of the eighth annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, February 1 and 2. The workshop, Texts at Work, is hosted by UT’s Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and is designed for scholars and students who engage in textual editing and manuscript studies, but
College campuses are prime target markets and hotbeds of potential innovation, according to student entrepreneurs selected as winners of grants from the Boyd Venture Fund at UT. The News Sentinel featured the two winners, InHouse GFX and Adams Innovation, in this story. Both companies were founded on the UT campus and initially found success targeting
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Evan Meaney, an assistant professor of art, and Amy Szczepanski, an assistant research professor in electrical engineering and computer science, had the big idea of turning large-scale data and information into art. httpvh://youtu.be/U8GE7tca6Bc
UT has opened its doors to Brazilian teachers and undergraduate students who are here to improve their English and learn more about the United States. Twenty-four teachers arrived at UT earlier this month and will stay until February 21. In addition to their other studies, the teachers will be honing their teaching skills.
The fourth and final candidate in the search for the associate provost and director of the Chancellor’s Honors and Haslam Scholars programs will visit campus Wednesday and lead a forum for the campus community. Kevin Knudson, director of the Honors Program at the University of Florida, will lead the forum from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m.