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

Professor Criticizes Adoption of ‘Novel Ecosystems’ by Policymakers

Embracing "novel ecosystems" is dangerous, according to a new study by a team including a UT professor.


UCOR Reaffirms Commitment to College of Engineering

The College of Engineering's strong connection to the research, development, and governmental activities of the various facilities in the Oak Ridge area was on display again this week, as officials from UCOR presented Dean Wayne Davis the latest installment in a $250,000, five-year commitment to the college.


UT Research Uncovers Forces that Hold Gravity-Defying Near-Earth Asteroid Together

Researchers at UT have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids.


Power Play: Mandrus Helping Shape Future of Modern World

Professor David Mandrus has his own spin on the future. Mandrus recently was chosen by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as a Moore Synthesis Investigator, a highly selective honor that carries with it $1.7 million in funding.


US Army Award to Further UT Bioenergy Research

In faraway places around the world, US soldiers are challenged with carrying out missions despite the lack of access to energy supplies. A UT bioenergy researcher has received funding from the US Department of Defense to help find a solution.


UT-Developed Disease Detection Technology En route to Marketplace

An innovative disease detection technology developed by UT and UT Institute of Agriculture researchers is on its way to the marketplace.


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