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Kreig Part of ORNL Team Exploring Positive Effect of Switchgrass on Biodiversity

Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently conducted a study that found that not only did switching to switchgrass prove profitable for Midwest farmers, it also helped stem land loss and saw an 8 percent increase in the biodiversity of bird species in the area.

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.

Taufer to Receive 2019 IBM Faculty Award

Taufer will lead work with IBM to bring the IBM Onsite Deep Learning Workshop on campus. Training EECS students in deep learning and AI disciplines—the backbone of current scientific discovery—will open tremendous opportunities for them in Tennessee and outside the state.

UT-ORNL Big Data Doctorate First of Its Kind; Will Have Impact Across State

The use of big data—collecting and interpreting vast amounts of information—has rapidly grown in importance across areas ranging from health care to nuclear security. To help meet that demand UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created the Data Science and Engineering Doctorate, the only one in the United States to pair a university and national […]