The end of April brings additional recognition and awards for UT faculty, staff, and students: An associate dean for faculty affairs and engagement in the Tickle College of Engineering earns Outstanding Campus Representative award; Geography professor receives AAG Lifetime Achievement Award; Electrical engineering professor wins IEEE Distinguished Educator Award; Geography student receives AAG research grant; Mechanical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering student selected for a VFF scholarship; Industrial and systems engineering student wins IISE Mid-Atlantic Technical Regional Competition; Transportation engineering graduate students win Best Paper Awards at ITE. Continue reading
Graduate Student Spotlight: David Dooley
–Aldous Huxley in The Beginning and the End
The process of gene editing, which may have seemed like science fiction 30 years ago, has become a part of everyday life. Plants are modified to grow faster or contain more nutritional value, flowers are engineered to change colors, and even fish are altered to glow under black light. David Dooley, doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is using similar technology in the battle against illness and disease.
College of Nursing, Tickle College of Engineering Awarded $1.5M Research Subcontract
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing and Tickle College of Engineering have been awarded a $1.5 million research subcontract to build advanced systems engineering and operations for situations in which critical decisions must be made quickly and correctly. Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, the management and operations contractor for the Y-12 National Security Complex, sponsored the initiative, which aims to develop an integrated approach for applying advanced engineering tools and techniques.
Read more about this research at news.utk.edu.