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

UTRF Inventors Showcase Latest Upcoming Technologies at Technov865

  The Square Room was packed Tuesday for Technov865 as attendees had the opportunity to hear from six University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) inventors presenting unique solutions to challenges within a variety of disciplines. Technov865 was part of Innov865 Week, a weeklong celebration of Knoxville’s entrepreneurial spirit that brings together startups, entrepreneurs, investors, business… Read More