Protecting Innovations in the New World of AI and Machine Learning

Virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri can answer questions, manage calendars, and translate languages. Self-driving cars accelerate, brake, and steer, and someday soon will operate without human intervention. Smart medical devices track vital signs and notify doctors of oncoming medical problems. Banks detect unusual purchases and automatically activate anti-fraud measures. Each of these previously impossible… Read More

UTRF’s Commercialization Analyst Program Opens Doors to Diverse Careers

  What opportunity integrates science, business, law, and entrepreneurship? UTRF’s Commercialization Analyst Program. This unique program provides qualified graduate students with hands-on experience in the commercialization of intellectual property. Students work together with the UTRF licensing staff to aid in the evaluation, marketing, and licensing of innovative technologies developed across all campuses of the University… Read More

Greener Pastures at UT’s Beef and Forage Center

In search of greener pastures? Look no further than the University of Tennessee’s Beef and Forage Center. Gary Bates, professor and director of the UT Beef and Forage Center, and David McIntosh, coordinator of the Beef and Forage Center, have developed an improved, hardy foraging crop. Nearly every type of livestock grazes on a grass… Read More