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 Student Nominated to 2015’s New Faces of Engineering

DiscoverE has selected industrial engineering student Shima Mohebbi as one of its nominees to New Faces of Engineering for 2015. The award recognizes people thirty years old and younger who have shown outstanding abilities and leadership in engineering and who are bringing a new perspective to their particular field.


UT Research: Conservation Organizations Need to Keep Up with Nature

A new paper authored by UT professor suggests that in order to cope, conservation organizations need to adapt like the organisms they seek to protect. The paper, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, argues that conservation organizations need to be bolder in their adaptation efforts given the rate and extent of the ecological changes that are coming.


UT Professors’ Paper Honored at Qatar Conference

UT's Sashi Nambisan and Jennifer Richards have garnered attention for a paper the two presented at the Engineering Leaders for Grand Challenges conference held at Texas A&M University at Qatar.


Conversations and Cocktails Series Discusses Invention and Evolution of Light

Ernest Freeberg, Distinguished Professor of Humanities at UT, will present "The Age of Edison: How the Electric Light Created Modern America" on March 3 in the Conversations and Cocktails series.


Karen Lloyd Receives Prestigious Award for Ocean Science Work

Karen Lloyd's work with subsea floor mud and frozen Siberian soil has earned her an extraordinarily competitive award. The assistant professor of microbiology at UT has been selected as a 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Ocean Sciences.


Baker Center Report to Guide State in Developing Energy Policy

With the energy industry changing rapidly, Tennessee should craft an energy policy that will allow the state to benefit both economically and environmentally. That's the crux of a report done for the state by UT's Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.


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