Formation Flight

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Contact: Borja Martos news@utsi.edu Formation Flight December 11 , 2012, at approximately 1:00pm the UTSI aircraft N11UT (Piper Navajo) and N33UT (Cessna 210) flew in close formation over the institute and Woods reservoir. The purpose of the flight was to gather in-flight photographs of N33UT (attached). We think this is a […]

HR Director Receives Award

Monday, December 10, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu HR Director Receives Award Ms. Patricia Burks-Jelks, Director of Human Resources, Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, has been recognized as the 2012 recipient of the June Anderson Award; the most coveted award of Women in Higher Education in Tennessee (WHET). […]

UTSI Continues Mercury Testing

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu UTSI Continues Mercury Testing During September of 2012, members of the Aviation Systems Program at UTSI partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to investigate the chemistry, transport, and deposition of mercury compounds in the atmosphere. The crew flew the UTSI Piper Navajo […]

Running Club Competes in First Race

Thursday, October 11, 2012 Writer: Marie-Michele Siu news@utsi.edu Running Club Competes in First Race On September 15th, the second annual “Hustle for the House 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run” took place in Nashville with more than 600 participants. Among them were a team of 5 runners from the UTSI Running Club participating in the […]

Professor Alfonso “Al” Pujol Retires

Monday, June 18, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu Professor Alfonso “Al” Pujol Retires Professor Alfonso “Al” Pujol was recently honored with a retirement celebration to recognize his 36 years of service to the University of Tennessee Space Institute. A professor of electrical engineering at UTSI, Pujol of Nashville ended his academic and research […]

Service Awards Presented

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu Service Awards Presented Area residents were acknowledged at The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s Annual Service Award Luncheon, held at the Dining Hall on May 9, 2012. The event recognized employees who have reached service milestones in their careers at the university. The service awards […]

Graduate Reception Held

Thursday, May 17, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu Graduate Reception Held Students at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, who had earned their graduate degrees since Summer 2011, were recognized at a reception held in their honor on May 7, 2012. This year’s guest speaker was Mr. Steve Pearson, General Manager for Aerospace […]

Employee Admitted to Doctoral Program

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zanbergen news@utsi.edu Employee Admitted to Doctoral Program Chris Armstrong, UTSI Senior Technical Specialist / Assistant Safety Officer, has been admitted to the Fall 2012 Doctoral Program in Learning and Leadership at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Employee Wins Second Place at Cook-Off

Thursday, April 26, 2012 Writer: S. W. Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu Employee Wins Second Place at Cook-Off Employee Billy Davis and his wife Jan, owners of Gooby’s BBQ, won second place in the chicken category at the High on the Hog Festival held at Winchester, TN on April 21, 2012. Over 54 teams traveled to Winchester […]