Deborah Crawford will lead UT Knoxville’s research as a member of the chancellor’s cabinet, with responsibility for developing and implementing research plans, building innovative partnerships, and raising the university’s national and international reputation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted East Tennessee Chinese/Chinese American Care to help make sure medical personnel and first responders have equipment to do their jobs effectively while staying protected.
Suresh Babu, the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Advanced Manufacturing, was nominated by President Donald J. Trump to serve a six-year term on the National Science Board.
Keeping nuclear power plants running requires materials that can withstand factors like radiation, pressure, and heat, so any advancement that better addresses those issues is of benefit to the plants and their customers.
Elizabeth Herndon has been awarded a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Projects to investigate how plants, microorganisms, and minerals compete for phosphorus in the Arctic tundra.
Eight undergraduates are traveling to Nashville for the annual Tennessee Posters at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 26.
A UT microbiologist has received a portion of a $3.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to study how global warming could affect peatlands and their vast carbon stores in the future.
A materials science professor has received a five-year $1.7 million award from a leading scientific research foundation to pursue cutting-edge work in the emerging field of quantum materials.
The partnership centers on developing lighter vehicle components made from composite materials and innovative methods of electrifying vehicles.
UT Professor Lynne Parker was one of two people named deputy US chief technology officers on Wednesday, joining Winter Casey in that honor.
Advanced manufacturing is playing an ever-increasing role in the world’s economy, and UT is answering the call with research and innovation.
UT biophysicist Rachel Patton McCord has been awarded a $1.84 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institute for General Medical Science to investigate how the 3D folded structure of the human genome reacts to physical stress in health and disease.