2018 Innovation Awards

UTRF 2018 Innovation Awards Celebrate UT Researchers

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) celebrated the researchers whose achievements made 2018 a record-breaking year at the annual Innovation Awards ceremonies, held December 4 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and December 5 at The Foundry on the Fair Site in Knoxville. The Innovation Awards recognize the researchers from… Read More

Inventor Spotlight Scott Lenaghan

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Scott Lenaghan

Scott Lenaghan, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Food Science at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and holds an adjunct position in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE). His research focuses primarily on synthetic biology and bioengineering, and his lab is nationally recognized for its research… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Tom Zawodzinski

Tom Zawodzinski Ph.D. is the Governor’s Chair in Electrical Energy Storage with joint appointments in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the Division of Materials Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). His research focuses on identifying ways to advance the technology and materials used… Read More