Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Harry Kochat

Plough Center Director dedicated to safely transitioning innovative drug discoveries out of the lab and to patients who need them In 2012, over 700 patients across 20 states received tainted steroid injections, resulting in 64 deaths. Tennessee had 153 of these cases and 16 deaths. This multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections emphasized… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Lino Costa & Trevor Moeller

UTSI technology may have a far-reaching impact on the future of micro-satellite space travel   Over the last few decades, the field of satellite technology has started to shift toward miniaturization. Instead of satellites the size of cars or school buses, researchers are now creating satellites as small as a Rubik’s® Cube to offer a… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Zhili Zhang

UT Professor Zhili Zhang’s Need for Speed Don’t blink, or you’ll miss it – unless you’re Zhili Zhang, Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering. The University of Tennessee professor built a career around laser diagnostics and optical imaging, research that enables the visualization and study of ultrafast processes. He earned his PhD in… Read More