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News & Announcements
Distinguished Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Cynthia Phillips
Cynthia Phillips, senior scientist in the Center for Computing Research at Sandia National Laboratories, will be the next speaker in the Distinguished Lecture Series. Phillips’ presentation entitled “Sensor Placement for Municipal Water Networks” is hosted by Sigma-Xi and the Tickle College of Engineering. The series is free and open to the public.
Where: Room 622, Min Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building
When: 4 p.m.
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Freeburg’s Study Published in Scientific Reports
Todd Freeberg, Sigma Xi treasurer and professor of psychology, recently published a new study showing that diversity within a wild songbird community can enhance its members’ access to food. The research was published recently in Scientific Reports, a division of the journal Nature. Read more >>
Send Us Your Suggestions
The chapter is now seeking suggestions for activities or programs the chapter can facilitate or partner to help facilitate. Suggestions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sigma Xi Officers
The UT Knoxville chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, recently elected officers and is exploring options to promote the society’s goals.
Officers for the 2016-2017 academic year are:
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Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development
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