3 POST-DOC RESEARCH ASSOCIATES EXPLORING TINY WORLD IN UTSI LABS

For release February 21, 2006 3 POST-DOC RESEARCH ASSOCIATES EXPLORING TINY WORLD IN UTSI LABS Three young scientists from very diverse places in the world have joined the team at The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s Center for Laser Applications (CLA) to do laser-related research. While their projects overlap, Drs. Yelena White of Kazakhstan, Lino Costa […]

UTSI RESEARCHERS MENTOR 3 STUDENTS AS PART OF ‘ENGINEER for DAY’ EMPHASIS

For release February 23, 2006 UTSI RESEARCHERS MENTOR 3 STUDENTS AS PART OF ‘ENGINEER for DAY’ EMPHASIS Three students from area high schools recently spent an afternoon visiting various laboratories at The University of Tennessee Space Institute. Martin (Bubba) Jones, a junior at Huntland High, Adam Pylant, a senior at Unionville Community High, and Kirk […]

UTSI PROFESSOR COLLABORATING WITH ORBITEC IN DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE ROCKET ENGINE

For release January 9, 2005 UTSI PROFESSOR COLLABORATING WITH ORBITEC IN DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE ROCKET ENGINE An intensive analysis of a specific rocket engine design that promises high performance, longevity, and low cost is called for in a $175,000 sub-contract recently awarded to The University of Tennessee Space Institute. ORBITEC’s innovative vortex combustion rocket engine […]

UTSI PROFESSOR TELLS IDAHO LAWMAKERS OF NATION’S TECHNICAL WORK FORCE CRISIS

For release January 16, 2006 UTSI PROFESSOR TELLS IDAHO LAWMAKERS OF NATION’S TECHNICAL WORK FORCE CRISIS Dr. Gregory A. Sedrick, the newest full-time professor at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, testified before Idaho lawmakers this week about what he calls a “national technical work force crisis.” Sedrick founded and is executive director of the […]

2 UTSI STUDENTS AWARDED NASA SPACE GRANTS

For release January 25, 2006 2 UTSI STUDENTS AWARDED NASA SPACE GRANTS Two University of Tennessee Space Institute graduate students have received NASA Space Grants of more than $40,000, Callie Taylor, coordinator of student affairs, has confirmed. Recipients are Daniel Lehman, a doctoral candidate in Aerospace Engineering from Watertown, S.D., and Ashley Owens from Martin, […]