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Department of Nuclear Engineering


Science Alliance—a Tennessee Center of Excellence managed by the Office of Research and Engagement. The JDRD program was conceived to provide faculty members an opportunity to work collaboratively with researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

JDRD awards are given to faculty across a wide range of disciplines and departments with the directive to collaborate with an ORNL Laboratory Directed Research Development (LDRD) project, an ORNL Seed Project, or a project that meets one of several strategic objectives. Awarded projects focus on a variety of research areas including advanced manufacturing, big data management, and climate change and adaptation.
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erin.chapin@utk.edu).

    • The University of Tennessee has been recognized for its strong support of veterans and their families with a 31st ranking among public universities and 66th among all public and private colleges and universities in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report List of Best Colleges for Veterans, a rise of eighteen spots in the past year.

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