Alicia Sherrod Takes 2nd Place at AIAA Student Conference

TULLAHOMA, TN –  The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) sponsors student conferences in each of AIAA’s six regions of the U.S. to help encourage students to discuss research, share knowledge, and generate interest in the field of aerospace engineering.  The students’ papers and presentations are sorted into three categories, Undergraduate, Masters, and Undergraduate […]

Dr. Jackie Johnson receives Teaching Fellow Award

KNOXVILLE, TN – Dr. Jackie Johnson was one of only five awarded the Teaching Fellows Award from the UTK Tickle College of Engineering on April 11, 2019.  This award is presented to faculty members who possess an exceptional record of graduate and undergraduate teaching, a strong performance in teaching-related service activities, whose efforts clearly contribute […]

4th Annual Wu Student Presentation Competition

TULLAHOMA, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) held the 4th Annual Wu Student Presentation Competition on Friday, March 29, 2019.  There were ten presenters, all MS or Ph.D. students attending UTSI.  Each student had 15 minutes to present, which included taking questions from judges or the audience.  The 1st place winner received […]

Office of Research & Engagement Recognizes Excellence in Research

KNOXVILLE, TN – On Monday, March 25th, multiple UT Space Institute faculty were recognized at the UT Knoxville Office of Research and Engagement 2019 Research Awards Luncheon.  Dr. John Schmisseur, H.H. Arnold Chair and B.H. Goethert Professor, was recognized for the Largest New Research Portfolio in the university while the Mechanical, Aerospace & Biomedical Engineering […]

Big Week for the Space Institute Highlights Leadership in Aerospace & Defense Research

TULLAHOMA, TN – Dr. John Schmisseur; H.H. Arnold Chair, B.H. Goethert Professor and director of the HORIZON program at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), hosted a three day workshop entitled, “Hypersonic Technology Maturation & Transition,” on the UTSI campus from March 26th to the 28th which brought together scientists and engineers from Lockheed […]

Eagleville High School Tours UTSI Facilities

TULLAHOMA, TN – On Friday, March 15, 2019, The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) hosted a high school group from Eagleville School which is located in Rutherford County, TN to tour UTSI facilities.  They are Honors Physics and AP Chemistry students accompanied by their honors and AP teachers, Valerie Stahr and Jamie Casteel.  The […]

2019 Engineers Week at UTSI

2019 Engineers Week at UTSI TULLAHOMA, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) hosted several events during Engineer’s Week.  One of which was the Student Design Competition held in the Helen and Arthur Mason Library on February 19th.   Students from 8 local high schools competed in the competition.  There were 24 teams with […]