Research

We conduct research that matters.

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.

But our collaborations are in no way limited to science.

From improving mental health and education to economics and taxation efficiencies, our work impacts people, places, and industries throughout the world.

Research News

UT-Related Neutrino Experiment Recognized by US Department of Energy

A UT-related project exploring the role that neutrinos and dark matter particles can play in the formation of the universe has received a prestigious award from the US Department of Energy.


Feller Featured in Clip on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

A recent segment on the witty and irreverent Last Week Tonight with John Oliver featured history professor Dan Feller in a clip from the 2008 PBS documentary Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil, and the Presidency.


News Sentinel Highlights Summer Research on Campus

Summer undergraduate research was the focus of a recent article by the News Sentinel's MJ Slaby. The piece details the rising number of undergraduates participating in research opportunities to gain career experience and make connections while making income.


Partnerships That Make a Difference: Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program

Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program is an international service-learning course for UT students in Conflict and Peace-Building in Northern Uganda, with guest lectures by Ugandan colleagues and community members. Students work in local, community-based organizations to reinforce what they have learned.


UT Bolsters Relationship with Eastman by Joining its Innovation Network

UT and Eastman Chemical Company have signed a multiyear agreement to conduct collaborative research in multiple scientific disciplines, especially in the neutron science and additive manufacturing fields.


UT-Led IACMI Formally Launches at Inaugural Meeting in Knoxville

Hundreds of composites experts from industry, government, and academia gathered at the Knoxville Convention Center for the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI. UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are among IACMI's founding research partners.


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