MacKinzie Washington, who received her undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering in 2015 and is an accomplished engineer and employee of Boeing, was recently named to UT’s 2023 40 Volunteers Under 40. Here, Washington reflects on her experiences at UT.
Caitlin Moore joins the Tickle College of Engineering February 1 as associate director for the Office of Engineering Diversity Programs (EDP). “We welcome Moore to the new associate director’s role to provide more administrative support in improving outreach and recruitment efforts for historically underrepresented populations,” said Travis Griffin, the Fred D. Brown Jr. Director of […]
This was the largest group from the University of Tennessee to attend the national convention in the history of the organization. Each chapter member’s experience was enriched by attending inspiring workshops by some of most accomplished Hispanic engineers in the industry.
Participating students from the University of Tennessee Tickle College of Engineering represent multiple fields of study as they prepare to take their education to the next level. TLSAMP has given these students chances to attend research conferences, participate in the GEM program, benefit from the GRE prep program, and undertake undergraduate research.
A team of students from the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) helped UT take first place in the inaugural SEC Machining Competition at UT’s new Manufacturing and Design Enterprise in Hardin Valley on Friday. The event was the brainchild of MABE Professor Tony Schmitz, who was inspired to create a machining competition […]
“Engineering is a deeply creative discipline,” said Maginn. “There’s no limit, no playbook for what you can use your degree for. Having an engineering degree is more like a blank check—you can create your own career.”
With the need for experts in such areas certain to rise, the nuclear engineering department at UT recently began to offer a minor in decommissioning, the first program of its kind at a US university.
NE senior Amanda Bachmann won the Women in Nuclear Region II Leadership Award at the US Women in Nuclear Region II Conference held in Oak Ridge, April 10–12, topping two finalists in the professional sector.
“It was great to see all the people come out for this year’s event,” said Jess Ossyra, who helped plan and coordinate the conference. “We had a lot of interesting and important discussions, ones that should continue beyond the scope of just this particular gathering.”
UT Distinguished Professor Jack Dongarra has been named a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society, joining previously inducted icons of science such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. “This honor is both humbling because of others who have been so recognized and gratifying for the acknowledgement of the research and work […]