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Yilu Liu, the joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Electric Power Grids, has been named a newly elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Suzanne Waddill-Goad, assistant professor for the College of Nursing recently published a book titled Nurse Burnout: Overcoming Stress in Nursing. Advanced Healthcare Network for Nurses shared Waddill-Goad’s news on their website.

Kenneth D. Kihm, Magnavox Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, has published in Nature Communications on “High-Efficiency Electrochemical Thermal Energy Harvester Using Carbon Nanotube Aerogel Sheet Electrodes.”


The US Department of Energy logo for the SunShot Initiative.SunShot might sound like the next wave of NASA missions, or perhaps even the latest weapon of a James Bond villain, but it’s a US Department of Energy research initiative that holds the potential to reshape the way we think about, gather, and use solar energy.
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College of Engineering announced that it is developing a graduate-level automotive engineering concentration that will begin in fall 2016.

“This is a significant step for both our university and for our college,” said College of Engineering Dean Wayne Davis. “This presents an opportunity for us to take even more of a role in preparing students for the ever-changing workforce and to solidify our place in the economic development of the state.”

This map, made available by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shows the location of industries and businesses in the state devoted to auto manufacturing or supply. The industry is present in 80 of the 95 counties in the state.

This map, made available by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shows the location of industries and businesses in the state devoted to auto manufacturing or supply. The industry is present in 80 of the 95 counties in the state.

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