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UTSI Professor Accepted as ASME Fellow

UTSI Professor Accepted as ASME Fellow TULLAHOMA, TN – Dr. Trevor Moeller is an Associate Professor at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, (UTSI) in the Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Department, (MABE).  He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UT in 1998, MS in Mechanical Engineering from UT in 1993, and a BS […]

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Local TN Representatives Tour UTSI

TULLAHOMA, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), hosted three local representatives. They toured the Tennessee Aerothermodynamics Laboratory (TALon), and The Center for Laser Applications (CLA) on September 23rd. Republican Representative Iris Rudder from Winchester, TN is the Vice-Chair of the House Government Operations Committee, as well as Education and Judiciary Committees. Republican […]

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UTSI Leads Multi-University Team for Development of the Future DoD Hypersonic Workforce

UTSI Leads Multi-University Team for Development of the Future DoD Hypersonic Workforce TULLAHOMA, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) is one of eight universities to receive $500,000 12-month awards from The Department of Defense (DOD) designed to accelerate the transition of cutting-edge technology to new hypersonic flight capabilities.  “Hypersonics is a top […]

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UT Chancellor Plowman & Company and Local Representatives visit UTSI

TULLAHOMA, TN – The University of Tennessee Chancellor Dr. Donde Plowman, Dean of the Tickle College of Engineering Dr. Janis Terpenny, Department Head of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, MABE Dr. Matthew Mench, and the Vice President for Research at UT Dr. Deborah Crawford on Monday August 31st to meet with the Senior Staff, faculty […]

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UTSI MABE Department Hires New Professor

TULLAHOMA, TN – Dr. Ragini Acharya joined the University of Tennessee Space Institute, (UTSI) as an Associate Professor in the Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, (MABE) Department.  Dr. Acharya received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 2008.    Before coming to UTSI, Dr. Ragini Acharya spent over a decade in aerospace and defense industry with her last appointment […]

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UT Space Institute’s Space & Defense Program Director jointly serves as Technical Director for National Aerospace Solutions

TULLAHOMA, TENNESSEE – Mr. Chris Crumbly joins the National Aerospace Solutions (NAS) leadership team as Technical Director while serving as the Senior Director for Space and Defense Programs at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI).  He will serve in both capacities via an arrangement between NAS and UTSI.   Before coming to UTSI, Chris […]

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UT Knoxville Institute for Public Service Tours UT Space Institute Facilities

TULLAHOMA, TN – A group from The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service (IPS), toured the University of Tennessee Space Institute, (UTSI) research facilities on Tuesday February 19, 2020.  IPS works statewide to provide university expertise for communities and work places by consulting daily with government, law enforcement and industry leaders. For nearly 60 […]

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Dr. Michael Torrence, “African Americans and the Vote”

TULLAHOMA, TENNESSEE – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), will hold the 25th Annual African American History Celebration on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:00 am in the UTSI Auditorium.  This year’s special guest speaker is Dr. Michael Torrence, Motlow State Community College’s 7th seated president.  He leads the nation’s 35th most successful institution which […]

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UTSI Supports Three Donation Drives this Holiday Season

TULLAHOMA, TN – The Employee Relations Committee, (ERC) at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, (UTSI) supported three charity drives this holiday season.  Collectively, they donated 283 non-perishable food items to the Good Samaritan in Franklin County, pet supplies which included food, treats, toys and collars to the Tullahoma Animal Shelter, and toys for kids […]

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From Berlin to Manchester with Mr. Winfried “Wimp” Goethert

From Berlin to Manchester with Mr. Winfried “Wimp” Goethert TULLAHOMA, TN – The American Institute of Aeronautics (AIAA) Tennessee Section hosted a talk on November 20th by Mr. Winfried “Wimp” Goethert.   Wimp explained how he and his family came to Tennessee post WWII.  His father, Dr. Bernard Goethert was one of the founding fathers of […]

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