Two professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are contributing research to a US Department of Energy program, which aims to speed up the process of making hydrokinetic turbine designs economically viable.
Assistant Professor Mariya Zhuravleva is leading an initiative backed by the Department of Homeland Security and playing a key role in another, both aimed at improving scanning and detection of illicit radioactive materials.
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.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students can take metallurgy-related classes at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
“To lead the country in Goldwater Scholars is a tremendous achievement, a reflection of our nationally competitive undergraduates, and of course a credit to these five outstanding future STEM research leaders,” said Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor David Manderscheid.
Four faculty members have received Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation for 2019.
David Mandrus has been named in the Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by the Web of Science Group.
A better understanding of water molecules could pave the way for new technology.
Joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials Steven Zinkle was recently awarded the Robert Franklin Mehl Award, one of the most prestigious given in his field.
A breakthrough in the understanding of a key aspect of materials science and physics stemmed from recent UT-ORNL research.
Easo George will hold the title of Governor’s Chair for Advanced Alloy Theory and Development, the 15th joint faculty member in the Governor’s Chair program, a cornerstone of the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory partnership.
Veerle Keppens has been named the permanent head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.