UT Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement Taylor Eighmy has announced plans to leave UT on August 31 to become president of the University of Texas at San Antonio, whose board approved the hire Tuesday.
Three UT research projects recently received awards for their efforts in combating cancer.
UT will receive grant funding to teach technology entrepreneurship, perform research, and foster innovation through the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. A public-private partnership, I-Corps was created in 2011 to train researchers to evaluate the commercial potential of their scientific discoveries.
More than a hundred people were on hand recently for the opening of UT’s new Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility and Engineering Annex, located on White Avenue.
The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Association named Taylor Eighmy as a recipient of its 2016 Campus Leaders Who Care Award in recognition of his work to enhance laboratory and research safety at universities across the country.
UT has been selected to participate in the White House’s latest National Network for Manufacturing Innovation: the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
The Association of Public Land-grant Universities’ Task Force on Laboratory Safety has released its Guide to Implementing a Safety Culture in Our Universities.
The White House Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs was an opportunity for political, educational and scientific leaders to discuss ways that economic growth benefits from research facilities.
In response to the growing importance of auto manufacturing in Tennessee, the College of Engineering announced Monday that it is developing a graduate-level automotive engineering concentration that will begin next fall.
UT is converting the current electronic submission system for research proposals, TERA-PAMS, to Cayuse SP over the December holiday break.
Jean Mercer will join the Office of Research and Engagement as assistant vice chancellor for research and director of the Office of Sponsored Programs on January 4, 2016.
The College of Engineering and the US Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have embarked on a new initiative in additive manufacturing for the aerospace industry.