Collen Jonsson, Beaman Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, will present “Making Sense of Virus Evolution—The Unsolved Puzzle of Deadly Hantaviruses” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, April 28.
Bill Malkes, CEO and co-founder of Gridsmart Technologies, will present “Your Future in Self-Driving Vehicles—Utopia or Hell?” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon April 21.
Adam J. Rondinone, senior staff scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, will present “Carbon Dioxide into Ethanol: Waste-to-Fuel Technology” at this week’s Science Forum at noon Friday, March 31.
Colin Sumrall will present “Hitching Rides in Paleozoic Seas: Ancient Creatures and Their Shellfish Taxis” at the Science Forum at noon Friday, February 3, in Thompson-Boling Arena Café, Rooms C-D.
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Shannon Mahurin, staff scientist for the Nanomaterials Chemistry Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will discuss issues in water supply and how new materials could improve the desalination process for future needs at this week’s Science Forum. His talk, “Desalination: The Quest for Clean Water,” will be held at noon on Friday, October 2, in
Wanda DeWaard, environmental educator at Earth Kin, will discuss how citizen science can help save the save the monarch at this week’s Science Forum. Her talk, “The Mystery and Magic of Monarch Butterflies,” will be held at noon in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday, September 25.
Sharon Jean-Philippe, an assistant professor of urban forestry, and Sam Adams, UT campus arborist, will present “A New Vision for Trees on the University of Tennessee Campus” at the semester’s first Science Forum at noon on Friday.
Zebrafish, commonly found at pet stores, share 12,800 genes in common with humans. That link is helping researchers at UT with research that could make medicine more affordable.
Obesity touches the lives of more than one-third of American children and teenagers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at the obesity epidemic among adolescents and one program that’s trying to help. Sarah Colby, assistant professor of nutrition at UT, will speak at noon
Kasey Krouse, Knoxville’s first urban forester, will talk about the strategies have been used to improve the city’s tree canopy at Friday’s Science Forum. The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to discuss their research with the general public in a conversational presentation. It begins at noon
The technology of 3D printing and manufacturing is the topic of the continuing Science Forum series. Chad Duty, group leader of Deposition Science and Technology Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will present “3D Printing: The Next Generation of Manufacturing” Friday, October 11.