Led by a number of scientific breakthroughs and operational milestones at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle has again earned high performance ratings from the Department of Energy.
A committee to direct the search for the next chancellor at
the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been established
and is set to begin work at its first meeting Dec. 18.
A redesign of Human Resources at the University of Tennessee will go into effect in January, and some information about UT Human Resources already is available on a new Web site.
At least for the moment, the world’s fastest supercomputer is devoted to solving scientific questions that may save the planet — climate change, renewable energy, new medicines — rather than advances in nuclear weapons that might blow it up.
Frank Loeffler, a leading expert in environmental microbiology and the use of bacteria to clean and protect environmental resources, has been named the sixth University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair.