UTRF Promotes Commercialization of Chemical Application System that Maximizes Planting Efficiency, Minimizes Costs

John Wilkerson, Ph.D., Professor of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA), has developed a chemical application system that is gaining traction in the agricultural industry. Following the execution of a licensing agreement with University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), CapstanAG Systems Inc., an agricultural equipment manufacturer, developed… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. John Wilkerson

Dr. John Wilkerson is a Professor of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and a University of Tennessee (UT) graduate, receiving both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural mechanization. He served as an instructor at UT for four years before leaving to pursue his Ph.D. in… Read More

Technov865 Keynote Speaker, Jetta Wong Featured

Jetta Wong returns to region she knows well to keynote “Technov865 Showcase” Teknovation.biz article by Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA   Jetta Wong was a frequent visitor to the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region during her tenure with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), but her visit earlier this week was from a new base of operations… Read More