The director also met early-career faculty and toured labs with students.
The National Science Foundation announced support for a variety of studies aimed at understanding Earth’s biodiversity, including a project led by UT’s Frank Loeffler.
A new study involving University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology Terry Hazen will look at how aquatic microbial communities are impacted by biocides associated with hydraulic fracking.
Veerle Keppens is leading a project that will help UT recruit and retain women faculty in science, engineering, and technology fields and make life and work better for all UT employees.
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.
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.
Four doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2016 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
The National Science Foundation is backing the work of a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
The UT-led National Institute for Computational Sciences has gotten some fantastic exposure lately thanks to the National Science Foundation.
Water sustainability and resource use has led at least the fifth UT faculty member in three months to win a National Science Foundation CAREER award.
The National Science Foundation has selected College of Engineering faculty member Donatello Materassi for one of its highest honors, the NSF CAREER award. Materassi, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, joins Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, to become UT’s second CAREER selection in less than a month.
Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at UT, has become a nationally recognized researcher for his work on bioengineering processes capable of turning waste products into commercial goods.