UT is set to surpass last year’s record enrollment as students begin their first day of classes today. More than 6,700 new students are expected this year, including freshmen, transfer, and Volunteer Bridge students.
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering recently picked up a major recognition as the Academic Ranking of World Universities named its metallurgical engineering discipline the top program in the US and sixth in the world for the second year in a row.
With the help of the UT Research Foundation, the TEL BOXX, a tamper-evident box that closes around vascular access lines and designed at UT, went to market in September 2018 and is now used in 11 hospitals across eight states.
Engineers strive to tackle complex interdisciplinary challenges such as those presented in the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges, ranging from energy solutions to health care and everything in between.
A team of students from UT’s Tickle College of Engineering will soon put months of hard work to the test as they participate in NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge.
Two UT engineering students have been named 2019–2020 Goldwater Scholars. The most prestigious undergraduate STEM scholarships in the United States, Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
Jessica Ossyra, who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering on Thursday, has already visited all 50 states and 30-plus countries thanks to her time as a circus performer.
Jason Matheny’s military experience set him apart as an undergraduate in nuclear engineering.
Courtney Faber, research assistant professor and lecturer in the Cook Grand Challenge Engineering Honors Program, teaches first-year engineering courses.
The University of Tennessee has partnered with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to launch a new leadership institute focused on the unique challenges and solutions around Appalachia’s economic development.
UT Distinguished Professor Jack Dongarra has been named a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society, joining previously inducted icons of science such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking.
A UT professor and expert known for his work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery efforts has co-authored a report making a series of recommendations to federal agencies on how to safely clean up after spills.