UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Andy Sarles

Assistant Professor Andy Sarles Breathes Life Into Innovation Most people don’t walk around thinking about their bodies as a marvel of engineering. Then again, most people don’t know nearly as much about the properties of cells and their applications for engineering as Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Andy Sarles. Andy specializes in… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Costinett

Assistant Professor Daniel Costinett wants you to lose the charger. Whether you’re reading this on a laptop, desktop, or phone, odds are your device has recently been held captive by a wall outlet for charging. That may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the work of the University of Tennessee’s Daniel Costinett,… Read More

The Weight of Water

UT students reimagine swim resistance training with newly licensed technology. A team of recent University of Tennessee graduates stand to revolutionize competitive swimming training with the invention of a swim resistance device, newly licensed with the assistance of UTRF. The technology was born out of Associate Professor Emeritus J.A.M. Boulet’s senior design course for fourth-year… Read More