Harry “Hap” McSween, Distinguished Professor of Science, received the President’s Award for research on Tuesday following President Joe DiPietro’s State of UT address.
Two great strategic minds go toe-to-toe in the university’s latest TV commercial. In the spot, UT scientist George Pharr squares off against Vol For Life Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Their chosen battlefield: a game of chess. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events. Broadcast networks allot thirty seconds of
George Pharr, Belle Upadhyaya, Maria Stehle, and Michael Handelsman received top faculty honors at Wednesday’s Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
An idea for a new way to test some of the smallest pieces of our planet has earned a large award—more than $2.2 million to be exact—from the National Science Foundation for a pair of professors in the College of Engineering.
Participants can get a whirlwind education on a variety of topics at Mic/Nite, where eleven UT faculty members will take turns making short presentations about their work. This semester’s Mic/Nite will be held on Thursday, March 13, at the Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 North Central Avenue. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a
The Knoxville News Sentinel and Associated Press covered the election of George Pharr, professor of materials sciences, to the National Academy of Engineering. Pharr joined UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1998 and was head of the materials science and engineering department for five years until 2011. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Rice
George Pharr, Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Joint Faculty Scientist in the Materials Science and Technology Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named to the National Academy of Engineering. He becomes the fifth NAE member in UT’s College of Engineering.