UT Back in Space with Bresnik’s ISS Launch

UT Back in Space with Bresnik’s ISS Launch JULY 28, 2017 Astronaut Randy “Komrade” Bresnik flew to the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket today, the latest chapter in UT’s 35-year track record with NASA flight missions. Expedition 52 flight engineer Randy Bresnik. (NASA/Bill Ingalls) Bresnik earned his master’s degree in aviation systems […]

UT alum begins four month rotation at International Space Station

UT alum begins four month rotation at International Space Station Astronaut and University of Tennessee Knoxville graduate Randy “Komrade” Bresnik will spend four months at the International Space Station following his flight there aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket Friday. The rocket departed the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:45 a.m. Friday and docked at the […]

UTSI Graduate Students Receive First Place in IISE Student Paper Competition

UTSI Graduate Students Receive First Place in IISE Student Paper Competition TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – UTSI Graduate Students Receive First Place in IISE Student Paper Competition University of Tennessee Space Institute graduate research assistants Javad Seif and Brett Shields received first place in the student paper competition conducted by the construction division of the Institute of Industrial […]

Clarke Receives 2017 MABE Outstanding Graduate Student Award

May 4, 2017 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Clarke Receives 2017 MABE Outstanding Graduate Student Award Philip Clarke, doctoral candidate in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) at The University of Tennessee Knoxville, studying on the campus of the Space Institute in Tullahoma, received the 2017 MABE Outstanding Graduate Student Award on […]

RECEPTION SCHEDULED FOR UTSI GRADUATES

April 25, 2017 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu RECEPTION SCHEDULED FOR UTSI GRADUATES TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) will host a reception for UTSI graduates in the auditorium of the Academic Building from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017. Dr. Ron Litchford, Principal Technologist for Propulsion, Space […]

Adams to address UTSI’s 22nd Annual African American History Celebration

February 27, 2017 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Adams to address UTSI’s 22nd Annual African American History Celebration TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) invites the public to see and hear Dr. Phyllis Adams present “The Crisis in Black Education,” in celebration of Women’s History Month on Wednesday, March 8 at […]

Gulley Retires from UTSI after 28 Years

February 1, 2017 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Gulley Retires from UTSI after 28 Years Richard Gulley, Chief Information Officer and Director for Information Technology, retired after more than 28 years with The University of Tennessee Space Institute. A native of Decherd, TN. Gulley joined the staff of the Space Institute part-time in 1988 as […]

UTSI Student Receives Outstanding Student Presentation Award

November 16, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu UTSI Student Receives Outstanding Student Presentation Award Javad Seif, graduate research assistant in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, presented a paper on “Max Availability with Exact Algorithm” and earned the Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the RAM IX Training Summit (9th Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability) […]

Professor Emeritus Gary Flandro Honored

September 22 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Professor Emeritus Gary Flandro Honored Dr. Gary Flandro, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, has been honored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) for his outstanding achievement in the development or application of rocket propulsion systems. Mr. Paul Gloyer of Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories […]