UT PRESIDENT STRESSES COOPERATION IN DAY-LONG VISIT TO SPACE INSTITUTE

For release June 15, 2006 UT PRESIDENT STRESSES COOPERATION IN DAY-LONG VISIT TO SPACE INSTITUTE Communicating, cooperating, and coordinating are among Dr. John Petersen’s formula for success and “transformational growth” for The University of Tennessee Space Institute. “We want transformational – not just incremental growth,” he said. The UT president shared these and other ideas […]

YOUTHS COMPLETE 4-DAY UTSI ‘SOARING CAMP’

For release June 16, 2006 YOUTHS COMPLETE 4-DAY UTSI ‘SOARING CAMP’ Six area young people were introduced to the fundamentals of flying “and the joy of soaring” in a four-day University of Tennessee Space Institute short course held at the Tullahoma Municipal Airport. “Seventy-five glider flights were conducted with these students,” said Dr. Peter Solies, […]

Helped Get Space Shuttle Back in Flight UTSI AVIATION SYSTEMS’ LEADER STEPHEN CORDA GIVEN NASA ‘EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

For release June 19, 2006 Helped Get Space Shuttle Back in Flight UTSI AVIATION SYSTEMS’ LEADER STEPHEN CORDA GIVEN NASA ‘EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Dr. Stephen Corda, head of the Aviation Systems program at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, has received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for helping get the Space Shuttle back in flight. […]

ROBERT PARSON ENDING 40-YEAR CAREER AT UTSI; THANKS INSTITUTE ‘FAMILY’ FOR ‘STANDING BY ME’

For release June 26, 2006 ROBERT PARSON ENDING 40-YEAR CAREER AT UTSI; THANKS INSTITUTE ‘FAMILY’ FOR ‘STANDING BY ME’ Robert L. Parson has suffered tragic personal losses during his 40 years at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, but he says his “UTSI family stood with me during those hard times.” He joined the Institute’s […]

UTSI SCHEDULES 3 AIRCRAFT COURSES IN FALL

For release June 30, 2006 UTSI SCHEDULES 3 AIRCRAFT COURSES IN FALL Two flight-testing short courses and one on aircraft icing are planned this fall at The University of Tennessee Space Institute. Dr. Ralph D. Kimberlin, who headed UTSI’s Aviation Systems program for years before retiring last fall, is director of a “Fixed Wing Performance […]

DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING COURSE OFFERED AGAIN BY 2 UTSI PROFESSORS

For release June 30, 2006 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING COURSE OFFERED AGAIN BY 2 UTSI PROFESSORS Two professors are teaming to offer a short course at The University of Tennessee Space Institute this fall designed to “provide a working knowledge” of digital signal processing (DSP) techniques and systems. “Digital Signal Processing for Instrumentation & Data Analysis” […]