The Student Leadership Award recognizes students who strive to make outstanding contributions to the varied aspects of science, technology, engineering, or math education and who have demonstrated an interest and commitment to volunteering and learning while impacting the academic atmosphere of their campus.
Brakewood Wins TRB’s 2017 Fred Burggraf Award Candace Brakewood, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, recently won the Transportation Research Board’s 2017 Fred Burggraf Award. This international award recognizes the year’s best research paper by researchers 35 years of age or younger, and it is one of the highest honors presented […]
Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, has named UT engineering alumna Terry Olberding as a 2017 recipient of its Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Biomedical engineering Professor Mohamed Mahfouz was recognized for his role in the conception of Zimmer’s X-PSI Knee System, the world’s first CE Marked X-ray-based patient specific instrument system for total knee replacement surgery.
UTSI Graduate Students Receive First Place in IISE Student Paper Competition University of Tennessee Space Institute graduate research assistants Javad Seif and Brett Shields received first place in the student paper competition conducted by the construction division of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers for their paper titled “Minimizing the cost of machinery procurement […]
Faculty, staff, and students gathered on the engineering plaza on May 26, 2017, to welcome home the University of Tennessee EcoCAR 3 team. They earned an overall fifth-place finish (out of 16) with a sweet set of superlatives in their third year of competition. First IVM — 60 mph First 50-70 mph First in Ride […]
The Department of Nuclear Engineering honored the inaugural class of the Nuclear Engineering Hall of Fame during the department’s spring 2017 awards banquet. The Hall of Fame recognizes nuclear engineering graduates or those with a sustained positive relationship with the department. The 2017 inductees all have made exceptional contributions to the nuclear engineering community through […]
Klaus Blache, director of the Reliability and Maintainability Center (RMC) and research professor in industrial engineering, says that 2017 has been the center’s busiest year in terms of training, company involvement, and requested presentations. Some of Blache’s recent and upcoming activities include: Keynote on “Using Assets as a Competitive Advantage” at the Asset Management Ecosystem […]
Chris Andrews, Don Miller, and Adam Stratz were chosen by the US Department of Energy from UT’s Tickle College of Engineering for the program, which provides full-time funding for the students while they participate in NNSA offices around the country.
“Too many of these accidents seem to be not only driver-related but behavior on the part of the driver that’s way over the line,” said Stephen Richards, who heads up the Southeastern Transportation Center at UT. Read More »