The end of July brings; a new director of UT’s West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center; Boyd Venture Challenge awards funding to four UT student startups; UT Extension names a new Farm Management Specialist; two TCE faculty leaders join IAspire Leadership Academy; two doctoral students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering receive the 2020 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R and D Award. Continue reading
Recognitions, June 24
The official start of summer brings; a UTIA animal science professor presented with continuing service award; four Tickle College of Engineering faculty members selected to join the inaugural cohort of UT’s faculty fellows for technology-enhanced teaching; a professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering honored with the 2020 chancellor’s Research and Creative Achievement Award; and three Nuclear Engineering faculty members elected to leadership in the American Nuclear Society (ANS). Continue reading
Recognitions, June 10
The beginning of June brings; a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and collaborators honored with the Ecological Society of America’s George Mercer Award; A decorated professor in TCE’s Department of Nuclear Engineering retiring after 25 years; and the Center for Global Engagement announced six students as the new McClure Scholars and one student to receive the Mae Scheib Scholarship.
Recognitions, May 27
The second half of May brings; a professor in the Tickle College of Engineering honored with Pioneer in Power Award; the College of Veterinary Medicine named a new Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies; a MABE Alum received the Prestigious Henry Granjon Award; a retired director of the U/T Gardens received the American Public Gardens Association Award of Merit; UT Extension named a new director of 4-H Youth Development; and nine students in TCE’s Department of Nuclear Engineering earned Nuclear Energy University Program Awards.
UT Leads the Country in DoE Science Graduate Student Research Awards
Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduate students have received Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) awards. Since its inception in 2014, UT ranks number one in the country for SCGSR awards with 19 recipients.
“I am proud to celebrate our graduate students’ accomplishments,” said Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Matthew Mench. “This recognition by the Office of Science is an indication of the high caliber students UT is able to attract, the dedication of our faculty mentors, and our vibrant research community.”