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Advanced Manufacturing Center and Engineering Annex Holds Grand Opening

Guest tour the FCMF.

Guests touring the new Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility and Engineering Annex learn about one of the particular types of processes and some of the products produced by it.

More than a hundred people were on hand recently for the opening of a new center at UT.

The Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility and Engineering Annex, located on White Avenue, features several laboratories with cutting-edge machines devoted to advanced manufacturing of composites typically containing carbon fiber and plastic resins.
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Pivot Open to Campus Research Community

Pivot LogoThe Office of Research and Engagement provides the UT research community with Pivot, a research resource that integrates funding and collaborator discovery in one online tool. Pivot’s content includes $44 billion in funding opportunities and more than 3 million detailed scholar profiles with options for sharing, organizing, and collaborating around funding opportunities.
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Nobles Joins PRIM&R’s Diversity Advisory Group

Robert NoblesRobert Nobles, associate vice chancellor for research, joined PRIM&R’s Diversity Advisory Group, a volunteer body that advises the staff on strategies for fostering a diverse membership community and works to raise the profile of diversity as an issue that matters to the broader research oversight field. PRIM&R, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research, works to advance the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research.

Recognitions, August 26

Please send faculty, staff, and student recognitions to Erin Chapin (

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Funding Opportunities Roundup, August 26

Federal Opportunities

Please notify Paul Montgomery (  of your interest in the following opportunities.

ONR: FY 17 Young Investigator Program (YIP)

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has published the attached FY 17 Young Investigator Program (YIP) solicitation on  The YIP is an excellent opportunity to engage with the Navy research community and may facilitate future ONR funding.  You may review the Technology Locator and Fact Sheet Archive sections of the ONR web site to identify topics of interest.  You may find additional information on topics in the 2015 Naval Future Force Expo and Focus Area Forum sections of the ONR Events page.

The YIP supports PIs who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, in their first or second full time tenure track (or equivalent) appointment, and have begun their first full time appointment after Nov 4, 2011.

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