The University of Tennessee has joined a new institute: the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII), a $111-million, US Department of Energy (DOE)-backed, public-private partnership led by the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Assistant Professor Jian Liu of UT’s Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is working to improve the security of personal assistant systems by—well, hacking them.
New research by Professor Chris Cherry follows his previous research that drew worldwide attention to the frequency of bicycle crashes at a railway crossing near his UT office.
Professor Khalid Alshibli is joining 15 other researchers from an alliance of universities to establish a $16.5 million research center to ensure that the nuclear capabilities of the United States are not eroded as nuclear weapons age.
When University of Tennessee, Knoxville, PhD candidate Erica Grant was an undergraduate physics major, a visit to a hacker convention in Las Vegas inspired her to try to improve the security of smart locks. Her invention, Quamtum Lock, is now a finalist in the 2020 Collegiate Inventors Competition.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will once again have a presence in space in 2021, as astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore has been bumped up to the flight crew of the inaugural launch of the CST Starliner, NASA’s latest crewed vehicle.
The UT Board of Trustees has approved the naming of the Zeanah Engineering Complex in honor of longtime benefactors and alumni Eric and Elaine Zeanah.
Thanks to $1.1 million in funding from the Department of Energy, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is developing a new technology for the large-scale recycling of wind turbine blades into new recycled composites.
The Tickle College of Engineering’s TranSCEnd summer bridge program is in hot water again, and that’s great news. It’s exactly what instructors and students work toward when a new cohort gathers each summer just before fall semester begins.
A recent doctoral graduate in the Tickle College of Engineering has invented a radiation detector design that may one day be used to stop the smuggling of nuclear material.
The IAspire Leadership Academy gathers participants from a broad range of experiences to build an inclusive learning community in which participants can learn from both their differences and similarities.
This partnership program will give ROTC students a more in-depth approach to STEM-related fields.