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ORNL thermomagnetic processing method provides path to new materials

Posted: November 25th, 2014

A thermomagnetic processing method developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory can advance the performance of polymers.


ORNL technology transfer continues strong upward trend

Posted: November 18th, 2014

New methods are improving connections between private businesses and technology from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Three UT Professors Named to “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” List

Posted: November 11th, 2014

Those honored were Governor’s Chair Ramamoorthy Ramesh and professors Matthew Mench and David Mandrus.


U.S. News and World Report Gives UT’s College of Engineering Top Rankings

Posted: November 4th, 2014

In its 2015 rankings, U.S. News and World Report ranked UT’s College of Engineering 32nd among all public universities and 57th among all undergraduate programs.


InformationWeek Places UT’s Business Analytics Program Among Nations Top 20

Posted: October 28th, 2014

In compiling the rankings, InformationWeek looked at big data analytics programs within colleges of business, computer science and engineering across North America.


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UT-ORNL hire advanced manufacturing expert as 11th Governor’s Chair

Posted: May 8th, 2013

Sudarsanam Suresh Babu, a professor in the Welding Engineering Program in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has conducted research that has helped develop 3D printing.


Tennessee is 4th best state for business 2013

Posted: May 6th, 2013

ChiefExecutive.net recently named Tennessee No. 4 on its 2013 list of Best States for Business in its ninth annual survey of CEOs.


Site Selection names Tennessee 4th most competitive state

Posted: May 6th, 2013

Tennessee is one of the most competitive states in the country when it comes to job creation and business recruitment, according to Site Selection magazine.

Tennessee came in at No. 4 on the annual list.


Hawks updates “Hot Topic” attendees on Cherokee Farm

Posted: May 3rd, 2013

Cliff Hawks used yesterday’s “Hot Topic Networking Lunch” at Tech 20/20 as his “first opportunity to speak publicly about Cherokee Farm,” the University of Tennessee’s (UT) Innovation Campus.


ORNL names new deputy director for science, technology

Posted: April 4th, 2013

Ramamoorthy Ramesh of the University of California in Berkeley will start as the lab’s deputy director for science and technology on June 1, said ORNL Director Thom Mason.