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-ORNL Professor Sheng Dai Helps With Major Desalination Work

A team of experimentalists led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and UT has demonstrated an energy-efficient desalination technology that uses a porous membrane made of strong, slim graphene—a carbon honeycomb one atom thick.


UT Materials Science Duo Advances Next Wave of Alloys

High-entropy alloys—substances constructed with equivalent quantities of five or more metals—might hold the key to future manufacturing and construction, and two researchers from UT could help pave the way.


UT Study Ties Distribution Management to Success in Online Business

Faculty at UT's Haslam College of Business have identified best practices for modern distribution centers across eleven key functions.


UT Research Foundation to Host ‘Patent Essentials’ Discussion March 27

Join UTRF for a ninety-minute seminar called "Patent Essentials" on March 27 in Min H. Kao Building Room 622 to dive into some important questions about intellectual property and how you and the university can benefit from commercialization efforts.


UT Expert: Daylight Saving Time’s ‘Spring Forward’ Can Cause Problems

Daylight saving time begins at 2:00 a.m. Sunday—and while you'll only turn the clock ahead one hour, the disruption might be enough to throw you temporarily off kilter.


Royal Academy of Engineering Selects Zawodzinski, Paddison For Fellowships

The United Kingdom's Royal Academy of Engineering recently awarded Stephen J. Paddison, the Gibson Endowed Chair in Engineering at UT, a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.


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