UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Terry Hazen has spoken to officials in Peru to share his expertise on oil spill mitigation in the wake of their recent crisis.
Hazen Offers Expertise to Peruvian Officials, Scientists in Wake of Oil Spill
Wastewater Monitoring Plan Could Keep Campus Safe From COVID-19
Terry Hazen’s research team will help UT monitor the wastewater of most of the campus buildings potentially monitoring 30 buildings per week.
UT Expert Co-Authors Study on Oil Spill Clean Up Safety
“One of the biggest concerns in cleanup efforts is the effect the spill has on people’s health and livelihood,” Hazen said. “It’s not just that oil itself is harmful and potentially even flammable, but you have to be careful what kind of chemicals you expose crews to while trying to clean or contain the oil.”
College Home to Three of the Most Cited Researchers
Three faculty members from the Tickle College of Engineering were amongst those listed as the Most Cited Researchers by Clarivate.
UT Researches Effects of Fracking on Water Health
Terry Hazen, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair, is looking at how aquatic microbial communities are impacted by biocides associated with hydraulic fracking.
Mingzhou Jin Named ISSE Director
Mingzhou Jin, professor of industrial and systems engineering, was named director of the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment.
UT’s Hazen Teams Up on Water Quality Breakthrough
Hazen said that studying the gene markers of microbes gives a broader picture of what’s in play in impacted water zones and helping the team develop predictive modeling to avert future problems.
Weathering the Storm
Since a lot of the University of Puerto Rico’s work in biology and microbiology depended on a steady supply of power, destruction of the power grid brought activity to virtual standstill.