Professor Named Chair of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Professor Named Chair of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University After ten years at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), Joe Majdalani, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has accepted the appointment as the Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department at Auburn University. His last day […]

Student Receives AIAA Special Award

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Student Receives AIAA Special Award Michel Akiki, a PhD student at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), was presented with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Tennessee Section Special Award at the annual award luncheon held on May 29, 2013, at the Arnold […]

Professor Honored at AIAA Awards Luncheon

Thursday, June 13, 2013 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Professor Honored at AIAA Awards Luncheon Joseph Majdalani, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the H. H. Arnold Chair of Excellence in Advanced Propulsion at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), was honored at the annual award luncheon, hosted by the American Institute of […]

Area Residents Acknowledged at UTSI Service Awards

Monday, June 10, 2013 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Area Residents Acknowledged at UTSI Service Awards The University of Tennessee Space Institute recently held their annual Service Award Recognition Luncheon for employees who have reached service milestones in their careers at the university. Robert Moore, UTSI Executive Director, commented before presenting the awards “… looking […]

HR Director Receives Meritorious Service Award

Friday, May 3, 2013 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu HR Director Receives Meritorious Service Award Ms. Patricia Burks-Jelks, a Winchester resident and Director of Human Resources, Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), was the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award from the Southern Region of College and University Professional Association […]

Research Center Established at the University of Tennessee Space Institute

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Research Center Established at the University of Tennessee Space Institute Over the past few years, members of the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) have been working towards the establishment of a […]

Student Selected for Internship at Sandia National Lab

Monday, April 22, 2013 The Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Student Selected for Internship at Sandia National Lab Sandia National Laboratories is considered the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation.  Teams of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers work on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense and […]

Students Recognized at Chancellor’s Honors Banquet

Monday, April 22, 2013 The Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Students Recognized at Chancellor’s Honors Banquet Michel Akiki and Alexander Woods, two doctoral students at the UT Space Institute, were recognized at the recent Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, where they were presented with the Chancellor’s Citation Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise. The Honors Banquet is held […]

Students Win Best Paper Awards

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 The Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Students Win Best Paper Awards Andrew Fist and Dimitrios A. Kakavelakis III, of the UT Space Institute (UTSI), competed this year in the Masters Division of the 64th AIAA Southeastern Regional Conference and won first (Fist) and second (Kakavelakis) place awards. Their papers entitled “Improved […]

Professor Emeritus Recognized By CalTech

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 The Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Professor Emeritus Recognized By CalTech Dr. Ying-Chu “Susan” Wu, UTSI Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Science, has been recognized as one of CalTech’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Professor Wu is one of the early faculty members of the Space Institute, […]