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Recent UT Graduate, Researchers Earn Patent for Optics Improvement

Key Points Optics help drive scientific exploration, from nanoscopic levels to telescopes A UT-led team has made a breakthrough allowing for unprecedented resolution The team has received a US patent for the work Microscopes help us examine, understand, and improve materials, medicines, and organisms at some of the smallest levels imaginable. Telescopes help us look […]

Campaign Continues its Successful Journey

When the University of Tennessee launched the “Join the Journey” fundraising campaign at the start of 2012, the Tickle College of Engineering established a goal of $150 million, funds that were planned to invigorate the college, expand facilities, provide student scholarships and faculty support, and cement its place as a driving force at UT and beyond.

In The News: Tickle Approved as UT Advisory Board Chair

The advisory board for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, met for the first time on January 11 to elect a chair and set meeting dates for the upcoming year. The board will advise the chancellor and create communications related to the budget, tuition, and other campus policies. John Tickle, UT alumnus and Strongwell Corporation founder, was […]

University of Tennessee Names Wayne Davis Interim UT Knoxville Chancellor

“Wayne Davis is a proven and respected University leader who has served the flagship campus in numerous capacities for more than four decades. As its dean, he has presided over a thriving Tickle College of Engineering, growing in enrollment, research productivity and achieving new heights of national recognition,” DiPietro said.  “I greatly appreciate Wayne and his wife, Sylvia, postponing retirement to continue serving their alma mater during this critical time.”