SEAMTN Takes Monumental Step; Olsson Teaches History with Video Games
SEAMTN Takes Monumental Step; Olsson Teaches History with Video Games

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Materials Engineering Graduate Student, Mairym Vazquez
Mairym Vazquez, doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is currently working to characterize metal alloys, especially aluminum-cerium alloys. Cerium is one of seventeen minerals known as rare earth elements. These elements possess unique physical and chemical properties that have made them essential in the manufacture of technological equipment such as magnets, chemical catalysts, and batteries.
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University of Tennessee students exhibited creativity designing floating wetlands
The UT-led Southeastern Advanced Machine Tools Network (SEAMTN) took a monumental step forward recently, when the US Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation selected it for inclusion as a Defense Manufacturing Community.
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Associate Professor of History Tore Olsson is teaching American history through the popular video game, Red Dead Redemption 2. The course, entitled Red Dead America, details the history of industrial capitalism in North America in the period from 1880 to 1920.
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Recent quantum leaps in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) have paved a way for many applications across the nuclear industry. A research team from UT is exploring an evolutionary AI algorithm to inform the design of the new subcritical experimental facility, the Fast Neutron Source.
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Shuai Li, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received a National Science Foundation grant to create an interface for remote operation of underwater robots, potentially improving working conditions for workers that rely on robotics.
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The Science Alliance has announced a call for proposals for the Support for Affiliated Research Teams (StART) award. Applications are being accepted through InfoReady. The application deadline is November 2, 2021. For additional information visit the Science Alliance website


Ashlee Latimer Wins Second Tony Award—Carla Sommardahl  Named Permanent Large Animal Department Head—Michael Woods Receives Two Federal Grants for The Andrew Jackson Papers—Humanities Center Announces 2021-2022 Fellows.
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