Photo Courtesy Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy

Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula joins ORNL and UT as a polymer and materials scientist with expertise in nanostructured materials — leveraging the structure and functionalities of materials on a near-atomic, nanometer length scale.


Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda Photo by Adam Brimer

UT Professors License Innovative Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device

Most diagnostic devices on the market today are expensive and can take hours or even several days to provide results. Since 2009, Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda have been collaborating to develop a low-cost device that is easy to use, portable, and can detect infectious diseases and pathogens in a matter of minutes.