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Transfer

With the diversification of the college’s research initiatives and the ever-increasing portfolio of scientific knowledge, technology transfer and commercialization have become increasingly important.

Engineering faculty members are active participants in the institutional efforts at UT to create and develop intellectual property.

The college frequently partners with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation as we continue to diversify our development of intellectual property.

Since 2019, The college has obtained:

193

IP Disclosures

40+

Patents

14

Licenses/Options

5

Startups

Latest News & Innovations

N95 Respirator Masks

The Man Behind the Mask

Peter Tsai, long-time former faculty member in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is the man behind the N95 mask.