UTSI Researchers Help Stem Cells Grow

October 28, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu UTSI Researchers Help Stem Cells Grow Stem cells from adipose tissue, human Mesenchymal stem cells (hMECs), are used in research on disease. They also hold promise for the regrowth of tissue because they can become many different types of tissue in the body. In a joint study […]

UTSI Receives Donation for STEM Program

October 5, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu UTSI Receives Donation for STEM Program Jacobs and ATA recently made a donation to the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) to bring the Millard Oakley STEMmobile owned and operated by Tennessee Tech University (TTU) to the UTSI campus. The STEMmobile will be the centerpiece for STEM […]

Moeller Recognized at AIAA Tennessee Awards Luncheon

June 18, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Moeller Recognized at AIAA Tennessee Awards Luncheon The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Tennessee Section held their awards luncheon at the Arnold Lakeside Club on May 28. This event is to honor individuals whose research and service achievements go above and beyond in furthering science […]

Sen. Bowling and Rep. Matheny Visit Horizon Center

June 6, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Sen. Bowling and Rep. Matheny Visit Horizon Center State Senator Janice Bowling and Representative Judd Matheny recently visited the HORIZON Center at the UT Space Institute to get an update on the Tennessee Aerothermodynamics Laboratory. L-r: Leader of UT’s Advocacy Program Ms. Carey Whitworth, H. H. Arnold […]

Professor Horace Crater Retires From UTSI

June 4, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Professor Horace Crater Retires From UTSI Dr. Horace Crater, Professor of Physics at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, has retired after 40 years of service. A native of Falls Church, Virginia, he now calls Nashville, Tennessee home. Dr. Crater earned his bachelor degree in physics from […]

Astronaut Wilmore Speaks at UTSI

June 3, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Astronaut Wilmore Speaks at UTSI NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain Barry “Butch” Wilmore, a 1994 graduate of the University of Tennessee Space Institute, captivated an audience of more than 400 people as he talked with students, faculty and board members about his recent mission to the […]

Professor Schneider Conducts Short Course at UTSI

May 28, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Professor Schneider Conducts Short Course at UTSI Dr. Steven P. Schneider, Professor from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University, conducted a short course jointly held by AEDC and the UT Space Institute entitled, “Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition” on April 21. The short course focused […]

Coffee County Youth Leadership Group Visits UTSI

May 26, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Coffee County Youth Leadership Group Visits UTSI COFFEE COUNTY YOUTH LEADERSHIP GROUP VISITED UTSI—the group recently toured the UTSI’s lab facilities including the flight simulator. Shown here from left to right in the back row are Boone Riddle and Zane Slater. Front row, chaperons Patricia Pinegar and […]

Employees Recognized at Annual Service Awards

May 11, 2015 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Employees Recognized at Annual Service Awards The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) annual service award recognition luncheon was recently held at the campus dining hall for 9 employees who have reached career service milestones at the graduate school and research center. The service awards were presented […]