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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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UT Space Institute giving back this holiday season

Tullahoma, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), holds an annual food drive every holiday season that is delivered to The Good Samaritan Center in Decherd, TN.  This year the University collected monetary donations, an assortment of canned goods, dry goods, home goods, and more.  UTSI also takes donations for the Angel Tree […]

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Dr. Mark Balas Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from AIAA

Dr. Mark Balas, Professor in the MABE Department at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, (UTSI) received the AIAA Aerospace, Guidance, Navigation, and Control Award for 2018. This award is given biennially and is considered a lifetime achievement award. The award recognizes individuals that have made important and substantial contributions in the field of guidance, […]

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Julie King; PhD student and published author

TULLAHOMA, TN – Julie King is a graduate research assistant at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), working on her PhD in Biomedical Engineering and advised by MABE professor, Dr. Jackie Johnson.  The title of the book is Glioblastoma: State-of-the-Art Clinical Neuroimaging.  The target audience is practicing physicians, scientists, and medical graduate students.   Julie […]

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Dr. Jackie Johnson, Gizmo and Crush

Mexico Beach, Florida – Dr. Jackie Johnson; MABE professor at the University of Tennessee Space Institute spent 11 days in Mexico Beach to prepare for and clean up from Hurricane Michael. She did not travel alone though, as well as being part of an 80-strong Tennessee Task Force 1 (TN-TF1) team, she was accompanied by […]

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The University of Tennessee – Knoxville made the rankings for 2019 Best Online Colleges

The University of Tennessee – Knoxville made the rankings at 21st for Master’s Degrees in Engineering Management and 11th for Master’s Degrees in Industrial Engineering!                 The full lists are available here: https://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/degrees/engineering-management#best-value-masters https://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/degrees/industrial-engineering#best-value-masters

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