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

SynDaver a New Tool in Engineering’s Biomedical Program

The College of Engineering has become the first in the world to use a synthetic cadaver created by SynDaver Labs. The SynDaver Synthetic Human was originally designed as a surgical simulator and has become the most elaborate and sophisticated full-body synthetic cadaver on the market, finding a quick role in medical schools.


Study: Tennessee on Track for Steady Population Growth

While Tennessee's population growth this decade has been slower than anticipated, UT's Center for Business and Economic Research projects the state's population to reach 8.5 million by 2040.


Icove is Quest Scholar of the Week

David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was recently awarded one of the top honors in his field as he was chosen a fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Icove as its Scholar of the Week.


Secretary of Commerce to Tour UT Partner IACMI

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Department of Energy Assistant Secretary David Danielson will visit the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation in Knoxville.


Professor Remembers Lessons from Tattoo Research as 10th Anniversary of Katrina Nears

The News Sentinel featured Derek Alderman's research about Hurricane Katrina tattoos and how they've become living memorials.


Partnerships That Make a Difference: Rural Libraries Professionals Program

UT's Information Technology Rural Librarian Master's Scholarship Programs (ITRL and ITRL2) recruit and train rural library professionals working in the Southern and Central Appalachian regions. Participating students earn their master's degree through the School of Information Sciences synchronous distance education program.


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