UTRF Welcomes Five New Interns

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation recently welcomed five new interns across its two offices. The UTRF internship program offers unique, hands-on opportunities for students to explore new innovations coming from the UT System and gain an understanding of the commercialization process. “We are so excited to welcome one of our biggest cohorts of interns… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Richard Magid

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation has said farewell to a valuable member of its team: Richard Magid, Vice President of UTRF at the UT Health Science Center. After a decade and a half with UTRF, Magid accepted a position with the Colorado State University Research Foundation, where he now serves as the organization’s Vice… Read More

UTK doctoral student’s relationship with UTRF inventors spans three decades

  Lee Shippy prides himself on his network and keeping in touch with colleagues and mentors who helped shape his career, including two advisors from his master’s degree at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Today, Shippy is pursuing his PhD while working for Consolidated Nuclear Security at the Y-12 National Security Complex, and continues to… Read More