UT physicists have developed mathematical processes that have the potential to speed up computers far beyond conventional machines and make data storage and processing cheaper and more energy efficient.
A UT alumnus and Knoxville native is set to assume one of the highest offices in the United States armed forces: US Air Force Lieutenant General Mike Holmes, a 1981 electrical engineering graduate, has been promoted to four-star general and assumes leadership of the Air Force’s Air Combat Command.
UT’s United Residence Hall Council will host the third annual Fainting Goat 5K and Fun Run at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 25. The event is open to the public.
Polymer nanocomposites mix particles billionths of a meter (nanometers, nm) in diameter with polymers, which are long molecular chains. Often used to make injection-molded products, they are common in automobiles, fire retardants, packaging materials, drug-delivery systems, medical devices, coatings, adhesives, sensors, membranes and consumer goods. When a team of scientists, including UT’s Alexei Sokolov, tried to verify
Michinari Hamaguchi, president of the Japan Science and Technology Agency, will speak at the Baker Center as part of the Howard Baker Memorial Lecture Series at 3:30 p.m. March 23 in the Toyota Auditorium.
UT researchers have succeeded in manipulating the electronic behavior of a sheet material the thickness of a single atom layer without compromising its chemical composition or structural integrity.
Students enrolled in UT’s Culinary and Catering program are presenting a public luncheon series where they will hone their skills in a restaurant setting.