Increasing the number of University of Tennessee students who stay in school and continue to graduation is a top priority throughout the UT System, UT Interim President Jan Simek said at the fall meeting of the Board of Trustees today.
Randy Gentry has been named the new president and CEO of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), the not-for-profit organization responsible for commercializing technology that emerges from the University of Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee’s supercomputer, Kraken, has broken a major barrier to become the world’s first academic supercomputer to enter the petascale, performing more than 1 thousand trillion operations per second, a landmark achievement.
The University of Tennessee (UT) will receive $10 million from the National Science Foundation over four years to establish a new, state-of-the-art visualization and data analysis center aimed at interpreting the massive amounts of data produced by today’s most powerful supercomputers.
Thomas Zawodzinski, an expert and innovator in fuel cell and related energy storage science and technology, has been named the fifth University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair.