UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Andy Sarles

Assistant Professor Andy Sarles Breathes Life Into Innovation Most people don’t walk around thinking about their bodies as a marvel of engineering. Then again, most people don’t know nearly as much about the properties of cells and their applications for engineering as Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Andy Sarles. Andy specializes in… Read More

T&T Scientific: From UT’s Lab, to the Kitchen Table and Around the World

Two University of Tennessee graduates are shaking up scientific research and manufacturing at a cellular level – literally. Graham Taylor and Nima Tamaddoni are the founders of T&T Scientific, a company that makes tools and devices to help scientists and researchers more effectively and efficiently develop and utilize nanoparticles, known as liposomes. A liposome is… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Costinett

Assistant Professor Daniel Costinett wants you to lose the charger. Whether you’re reading this on a laptop, desktop, or phone, odds are your device has recently been held captive by a wall outlet for charging. That may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the work of the University of Tennessee’s Daniel Costinett,… Read More