UTSI STUDENTS, CIVIL AIR PATROL HELP IN AIAA MODEL PLANE EVENT

For release December 1, 2006 UTSI STUDENTS, CIVIL AIR PATROL HELP IN AIAA MODEL PLANE EVENT Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) recently sponsored a model airplane contest at Tullahoma Hands-On Science Center. The event drew competitors from second grade on past high school and volunteers from The University of […]

UTSI LIGHTS GIANT CHRISTMAS TREE

For release December 4, 2006 UTSI LIGHTS GIANT CHRISTMAS TREE The lobby was filled and an orange-suited “UT Santa” lent an ear to numerous children as lights for a 20-foot-tall tree were turned on for The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s “first official Christmas tree lighting” at twilight Nov. 29. Faculty, staff, students and members […]

AMERICANS CHALLENGED BY ‘FLAT WORLD’ UTSI PROFESSOR SAYS IN LUNCH SEMINAR

For release December 8, 2006 AMERICANS CHALLENGED BY ‘FLAT WORLD’ UTSI PROFESSOR SAYS IN LUNCH SEMINAR Innovation, smart thinking, and a thirst for education are vital if Americans are to cope with the fast changes brought on by a “flattening of competition” throughout the world, a University of Tennessee Space Institute professor believes. “This is […]

UTSI GRAD WILLIAM OEFELEIN IS PILOTING SHUTTLE FLIGHT

For release December 8, 2006 UTSI GRAD WILLIAM OEFELEIN IS PILOTING SHUTTLE FLIGHT U.S. Navy Commander William A. (Bill) Oefelein, a 1998 graduate of The University of Tennessee Space Institute, is the pilot for NASA’s Shuttle Discovery’s 11-day trip to the International Space Station. NASA chose Oefelein for the astronaut program in June 1998, and […]

AF LAB DIRECTOR CITES WORLD NEED FOR CARBON FIBER DURING UTSI VISIT

For release December 11, 2006 AF LAB DIRECTOR CITES WORLD NEED FOR CARBON FIBER DURING UTSI VISIT The world is running out of carbon fiber, a director from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, said during a recent visit to The University of Tennessee Space Institute. “There is a limited supply of carbon fiber in […]

DR. ATUL SHETH RETIRING AT SPACE INSTITUTE AFTER 22 YEARS AS PROFESSOR, RESEARCHER

For release December 12, 2006 DR. ATUL SHETH RETIRING AT SPACE INSTITUTE AFTER 22 YEARS AS PROFESSOR, RESEARCHER Dr. Atul C. Sheth of Tullahoma is ending a 22-year career as a professor of chemical engineering at The University of Tennessee Space Institute. Bringing with him an outstanding academic record that started in high school and […]

COMMANDER OF NAVY TEST PILOT SCHOOL COMMENDS INSTITUTE’S BETSY HARBIN

For release November 22, 2006 COMMANDER OF NAVY TEST PILOT SCHOOL COMMENDS INSTITUTE’S BETSY HARBIN Betsy Harbin, who recently assumed new duties as administrative assistant in The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s Electrical Engineering Department after two decades with UTSI’s Aviation Systems program, received a surprise commendation recently. Johnny O’Connor, an instructor in a recent […]

SPEAKERS AT DR. YOUNG’S ‘CELEBRATION’ STEEPED IN HISTORY OF SPACE INSTITUTE

For release November 8, 2006 SPEAKERS AT DR. YOUNG’S ‘CELEBRATION’ STEEPED IN HISTORY OF SPACE INSTITUTE Voices from the earliest days of The University of Tennessee Space Institute will recall Dr. Robert L. Young’s pioneering efforts in a “Celebration of Life” program in UTSI’s auditorium at 11 a.m. Nov. 16. Dr. Donald C. Daniel, UT […]