As a research-intensive institution, our students—undergraduate and graduate—delve further into subjects they may have only dreamed about.
Recent examples include advanced manufacturing institues, zero-energy housing, using supercomputers for medical breakthroughs, and studying diseases in species around the world.
From improving mental health and education to economics and taxation efficiencies, our work impacts people, places, and industries throughout the world.
Faculty member Andrew Steen will travel to Pennsylvania this month to continue a research project that allows inner-city New Jersey teens to experience hands-on science.
When the next generation of high performance computing comes to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT’s physicists will be working on the first projects that put its power to work.
The US Department of Energy has named Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, an Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award winner for 2014. Given by the DOE in recognition of research supporting science, energy, or national security, it is considered the highest achievement that a midcareer researcher can receive.
This week's featured partnership is the Center for Transportation Research. CTR partners with state and local agencies, businesses, and industry throughout the country. CTR works with community agencies to meet the needs of transportation-disadvantaged residents and conducts a summer transportation academy for seventh- and eighth-grade girls.
If animals could use Facebook, the spotted hyena would be a natural. A new study from UT's National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) shows that the four-legged predator seems to instinctively know the benefits of social bonding.
Water-related issues are quickly shaping up to be a major concern around the world, and a new lab at UT hopes to tackle that concern. The Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory officially opened this week, with the implications of its research already being felt.
The Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education brings together extensive and complementary resources at UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to increase science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research of national significance.
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