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Managing Chaos: Coder’s Research Aims to Better Understand Airflow

Being able to better characterize and understand ranges in which flow might occur would go a long way in improving flight performance and design. That’s the goal of new research being undertaken by Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) Assistant Professor James Coder.

Lorna Treffert Shares Success with Engineering Education Certificate

While initially I had no interest in teaching, I grew to love working with students individually and developing fun and interesting ways to present course material to my classes. While my engineering research was challenging and interesting, teaching allowed me to see the positive impact of my efforts in real time. When I saw that Engineering Fundamentals was offering an entire series of courses about STEM education, I jumped at the chance.

ORNL Polymer Discovery Gives 3D-Printed Sand Super Strength

“To ensure accuracy in tooling parts, you need a material that does not change shape during the process, which is why silica sand has been promising,” said Dustin Gilmer, a University of Tennessee Bredesen Center student and the study’s lead author.

Staff Spotlight: Cristina Soto Brings A Detailed Eye to Materials

Cristina Soto has worked on the UT Knoxville campus for quite a while, and recently took on the role of accounting specialist III in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. There she takes care of travel, invoices, payroll, and procurement cards, and says she can probably field most any question faculty or staff might […]

College Partners with MSC Industrial Supply to Drive Innovation in Smart Manufacturing