Research

We conduct research that matters.

As a premier, research-extensive institution, our students—undergraduate and graduate—delve further into subjects they may have only dreamed about.

Recent examples include 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

Grow Bioplastics Wins Vol Court Pitch Competition

A student startup company focused on developing innovative high-performance plastic and rubber materials has won this semester's Vol Court competition.


UT Study Finds Saving Lonely Species Is Important for the Environment

Endemic species are often endangered, and a UT study finds that saving them is more important to biodiversity than previously thought.


Intel Selects Innovative Computing Laboratory as Computing Center

UT's Innovative Computing Laboratory received even more acclaim recently as software giant Intel named it the latest Intel Parallel Computing Center.


Friday’s Science Forum to Discuss Large Hadron Collider, New Discoveries

Stefan Spanier, physics professor at UT, will talk about the European Council for Nuclear Research's study on matter at this week's Science Forum on Friday, October 31.


Three Faculty Members Named to Governor’s K-12 Standards Review Panel

Three faculty members have been appointed by the Tennessee State Board of Education to serve on Governor Bill Haslam's panel to review the state's K-12 academic standards in English language arts and math.


UT Gets $2.73 Million to Keep Working on DataONE Science Info Project

The College of Communication and Information will receive $2.73 million over the next five years as part of a $15 million accomplishment-based renewal of the National Science Foundation's DataONE project.


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