Improved wireless charging technology for consumer electronics, development of higher value-added material from waste produced during biofuel production, and novel materials for 3-D printing are among the projects receiving maturation funding from the UT Research Foundation.
A team of faculty and students from the Tickle College of Engineering recently took part in the CANstruction competition in Knoxville. That effort benefits Second Harvest Food Bank, who gets to keep the cans of food that teams use in their designs, more than 83,000 this year alone.
The Center for Transportation Research at UT has established itself as a go-to source for information, research, and expertise in all areas of transportation. Recently, the CTR established its Faculty Fellows program to recognize some of the people who have helped advance that work. Now in its third year, the program has 15 members, including
Five faculty and staff members shared the impact of UT’s work on various communities during a national conference in Omaha, Nebraska, earlier this month. The university also received a national award that recognized a project designed to improve the wellness and disaster readiness of an Appalachian community in Clay County, Kentucky.
UT’s David Clarke spoke with WUOT about the future of driverless cars and the steps that need to be taken before they become a reality.
Jerad Bales, one of the world’s leading water resource experts, will address growing concerns and issues related to water availability, challenges, and safety at at 3:30 p.m. Monday, September 26 in Room 410 of the John D. Tickle Engineering Building. The event is free and open to the public.
Professor Terry Hazen will present “Methane: The New Paradigm” at Friday’s Science Forum. His talk will be held from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Thompson-Boling Arena Café, Rooms C-D. His forty-minute presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer discussion. The Science Forum is free and open to the public. Attendees may bring their own
Longtime UT civil engineering professor David W. Goodpasture passed away Wednesday, September 14, at age 77. Goodpasture retired from active teaching at UT in 2004 after thirty-eight years in what is now the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Since that time, he has served as a professor emeritus, bringing his total commitment to UT
The instillation of “Colossus,” the massive 700-ton high-resolution TV that hangs over the field, required a company experienced in such large-scale projects.
The growing reputation of the College of Engineering as a center for environmental research got a big boost recently thanks to the National Science Foundation.
Joshua Fu, a UT professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his colleagues at UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are applying a new methodology for predicting the demands that future climate and population changes could place on the nation’s energy grid.
Nitrogen-based pollution might be worse than thought, according to a new study.