PROFESSOR KIMBERLIN RETIRES AT UTSI

For release September 12, 2005 PROFESSOR KIMBERLIN RETIRES AT UTSI Dr. Ralph D. Kimberlin of Tullahoma, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Aviation Systems Graduate Program at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, has retired. A test pilot and author of “Flight Testing of Fixed-Wing Aircraft,” Kimberlin led numerous short courses relating to […]

FLANDRO PLANNING ‘DOWN TO EARTH’ LECTURE AT SPACE INSTITUTE OCT. 20

For release September 16, 2005 FLANDRO PLANNING ‘DOWN TO EARTH’ LECTURE AT SPACE INSTITUTE OCT. 20 While next month’s Quick-Goethert lecturer qualifies as a “rocket scientist,” he says his talk at The University of Tennessee Space Institute will be “down to Earth” and not aimed specifically at scientists. “We know that there are clear-cut solutions […]

MARTIN ENGINEERING STUDENTS VISIT UTSI

For release September 27, 2005 MARTIN ENGINEERING STUDENTS VISIT UTSI Thirteen engineering students from The University of Tennessee at Martin got a look at graduate school opportunities during a recent tour of research facilities at The UT Space Institute. Dr. Rich Helgeson, Chair of Martin’s Engineering Department, and Associate Professor Dr. Robert A. (Bob) LeMaster, […]

GENERAL MARTIN VISITS UTSI’S FLIGHT CENTER

For release August 5, 2005 GENERAL MARTIN VISITS UTSI’S FLIGHT CENTER General Gregory S. (Speedy) Martin was “very impressed” with The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s variable stability Navion during a recent visit to Tullahoma, Dr. Ralph D. Kimberlin said. The four-star general flew into Tullahoma on a Learjet, had lunch with AEDC Commander Brig. […]

CONGRESSMAN HAROLD FORD SEES DEMO OF UTSI’S LASER MATERIALS PROCESSING

For release August 8, 2005 CONGRESSMAN HAROLD FORD SEES DEMO OF UTSI’S LASER MATERIALS PROCESSING U.S. Congressman Harold Ford Jr. seemed “keenly interested” in a demonstration of laser materials processing research during a recent visit to The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s Center for Laser Applications. “He showed a lot of interest in the work […]

UTSI’S NICHOLAS LYNN STUDYING AT AACHEN

For release August 22, 2005 UTSI’S NICHOLAS LYNN STUDYING AT AACHEN Nicholas Lynn, a doctoral candidate and student leader at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, will spend the next six months in intensive study at the Technical University at Aachen Germany. Named an Aachen Fellow last year, Lynn left for Germany on Aug. 20 […]

NEW LASER MATERIALS EXPERT AT SPACE INSTITUTE SEES UTSI AS ‘GATEWAY’ TO ADVANCED MATERIALS

For release August 24, 2005 NEW LASER MATERIALS EXPERT AT SPACE INSTITUTE SEES UTSI AS ‘GATEWAY’ TO ADVANCED MATERIALS Dr. William Hofmeister, an expert in laser materials processing and materials science, wants to see The University of Tennessee Space Institute become “Middle Tennessee’s gateway to advanced materials.” Hofmeister, a new full-time research professor at UTSI, […]