The White House recently announced a series of initiatives aimed at bringing artificial intelligence and automated machinery into more widespread use, with UT researcher Lynne Parker leading the way.
UT’s College of Engineering once again received some of President Barack Obama’s attention as the White House announced the start of the National Week of Making on Friday by spotlighting a select group of institutions.
A prestigious collection of institutes of higher learning, of which UT has been a select member, is about to get much larger at the urging of President Barack Obama.
What is advanced composites manufacturing, why was the UT-led consortium was selected by the president, and what is the impact for the area?
On January 9, President Barack Obama announced that UT will lead the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, a $259 million public-private partnership. The Institute reflects a $70 million commitment from the US Department of Energy (DOE) and $189 million from IACMI’s partners. Supported by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office in
Responding to President Barack Obama’s call to empower America’s students and entrepreneurs to invent the future, the College of Engineering is participating in today’s National Day of Making, held in conjunction with the first White House Maker Faire.