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Health Safety Plans, are required for all on-campus facilities that support research, scholarship and creative activities. Anyone engaged in research, scholarship, and creative work on campus or at off-site locations must complete their daily health self-screening check, and if required to self-isolate complete the self-isolation form.

Implementing safe practices for research, scholarship, and creative activities will help limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep faculty, staff, postdocs, students, and the Knoxville community safe.

Find more information on ORE’s COVID-19 Information page.


CURENT, EECS Faculty Win R&D 100 Award, Finalist for Another

The R&D 100 awards are much like the Oscars, but for researchers: It’s an honor just to be nominated as a finalist. Two teams from UT recently had that honor, with one team also named a winner. A team from the Center for Ultra-Wide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT) was chosen as a winner of a R&D 100 Award in the Software/Services category for their Large-scale Test Bed (LTB). Another team from the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) was honored as a R&D 100 Finalist in that same category for their Deep Convolutional Neural Network for N-1 (DCNNN). Continue reading