Tucson, Arizona, will see an influx of blue and gold this summer when Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste, UTC Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance, attends the Summer Institute in Advanced Health Disparities next month. Sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the prestigious program is the part of institute’s initiative to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE-AHD). The PRIDE-AHD Program is an all-expense paid summer…
Dr. John Lee, Assistant Professor in the UTC Department of Chemistry, recently earned an award because he shows promise in establishing undergraduate research.
Research Day is about more than just research. It provides a space for students and faculty to display and discuss their projects, no matter what discipline they're from.
Limited access to clean water spurs social change in the Philippines.
Four economics students under the direction of Dr. Leila Pratt presented their independent research papers as part of the Academy of Economics and Finance’s Undergraduate Student Paper Competition at the Academy of Economics and Finance (AEF) Conference in Jacksonville, Florida.
Faculty and students in The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Graduate Athletic Training Program joined MomsTEAM Institute, a leading youth sports health and safety think tank and watchdog group, for a pilot test of MomsTEAM’s innovative SmartTeam™ program which installs impact sensors in youth football players’ helmets. “This started as an initiative to improve policies, procedures, and safeguards to protect kids and reduce the risk of brain and other…
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, working in partnership with The Enterprise Center and US Ignite, has acquired and activated a GENI rack. The GENI rack (i.e., Global Environment for Network Innovations) is linked with similar racks in 60 other leading universities in smart cities in the U.S. and internationally. The racks act collectively as a programmable nervous system for researching and deploying the next generation of the Internet…
It’s stressful for consumers to learn about technology pickpockets who steal sensitive online information, wreaking havoc for government agencies, insurance companies, and department store chains. We can’t conjure an invisible shield to protect us, but on our own campus is a regional model for promoting excellence in information security education, assisting businesses, government agencies, education institutions and industry in their information security needs. It is The University of…
Need to research the cultural heritage resources of the University, the city of Chattanooga, or the state of Tennessee? Special Collections and University Archives are housed in a great location in the new UTC Library. Steven Cox is delighted with the new environment. He is Team Lead, Special Collections and University Archives. He talks about this positive change in a video interview. Researchers are encouraged to make an appointment…
Dr. David Levine’s research and clinical expertise in canine rehabilitation has taken him in an interesting direction for Dog TV with “K9 Fit Club, Sit Stay & Get Fit” on the Dish Network. Levine, Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy, offered encouragement to dog owners to get out and exercise with their canine companions, a win-win for humans and their pets. Watch Episode 9 and Episode…
The advent of additive manufacturing is poised to change the world in ways we have yet to imagine.
A group of students, faculty, and staff attended the National Collegiate Honors Council annual conference in fall semester 2014. UTC participants presented research and offered presentations at the event in Denver, Colorado.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed today by Consolidated Nuclear Security and UT will expand collaborations while making the country safer and more secure. CNS and the university collaborate in areas ranging from joint research to pushing more technologies into the private sector.
Pushing different lab benches together to solve some of the nation’s most pressing health care challenges.
Eliminating errors from computer calculations generates more realistic simulations.
Recent studies have found that crocodiles and their relatives are highly intelligent animals capable of sophisticated behavior such as advanced parental care, complex communication, and use of tools for hunting.
The National Geographic Society has chosen UT to host a set of events on September 20 promoting its Young Explorers Grants program. From documenting threatened animals to exploring canyons, the program supports students ages eighteen through twenty-five pursuing field projects in research, exploration, and conservation.
Six startup companies will vie for $25,000 to help kick-start the commercialization of their ideas in the Tennessee Venture Challenge on Thursday, April 3. The UT Research Foundation will host the inaugural event from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. at The Foundry, 747 Worlds Fair Park Drive. The event is free and open to the public. Come learn more about the exciting research and ideas coming out of the university.
A joint study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis and the University of Oxford sheds new light on the evolutionary roots of group cooperation. Researchers say that leaders in group-living species may bully their own to get what they want, but they also bully outsiders for the overall betterment of their own group.
Along with helping students gain a global perspective, study abroad experiences may give college students a particular kind of advantage in learning another language. Research by Harriet Bowden, an assistant professor of Spanish at UT, indicates that native-like brain processing of a second language is possible for university students.
Acetaminophen, or Tylenol, is commonly used in the United States to eliminate aches and pains and reduce fever with few side effects. However, the drug is the leading cause of acute liver failure in the United States, and if liver damage is severe enough, the only lifesaving treatment is a liver transplant. A novel method developed at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis at UT helps determine which patients will benefit from transplantation.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has joined 193 other US university leaders in signing a letter that urges President Barack Obama and members of Congress to close an "innovation deficit" by improving funding for scientific research and education. "At UT, we are doing great research that impacts people's lives—but we could be doing so much more," Cheek said. "Additional funding for research is directly linked to problem solving and job creation."
From developing cheap biofuels to determining when people became monogamous, the research of some UT graduate students has gotten a boost from the National Science Foundation. Five students have received 2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.
NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars Sunday night. Then, the work began for two UT professors searching for potentially habitable environments on the red planet. Linda Kah and Jeffrey Moersch, associate professors in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, are an integral part of the NASA team working on the rover.