UTHSC Inventor’s 100th U.S. Patent, Fellow Innovators Honored at 2019 UTRF Innovation Awards in Memphis

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) held part-two of its 2019 Innovation Awards ceremony in Memphis on December 5, celebrating the ground-breaking achievements of the University of Tennessee Health-Science Center (UTHSC) researchers over the past year. The ceremony’s guest of honor was UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Dr. Duane Miller, who recently received his 100th… Read More

2019 UTRF Innovation Awards Honor Ground-Breaking Achievements in Innovation and Commercialization

Dr. Peter Tsai honored with prestigious Innovator Hall of Fame Award The 2019 University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) Innovation Awards celebrated a banner year in innovation and marketplace success for university-based technologies. The Knoxville awards ceremony, held on December 4, recognized the UT researchers whose innovations better society. 2019 honorees included researchers who patented… Read More

UT Researcher Makes a Business of Turning Organic Waste Into Fuel

Harnessing the power of communities can achieve great things, both in academia and the petri dish. Just ask the University of Tennessee’s Alex Lewis, whose interdisciplinary education in biology, energy science, and engineering led to the cofounding of Electro-Active Technologies, a revolutionary startup making low-cost, renewable products from organic waste streams. Originally from Northern California,… Read More