UTIA Investigates Disease Resistance, UT Researchers Make Highly Cited List
UTIA Investigates Disease Resistance, UT Researchers Make Highly Cited List

A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement

Vasileios Maroulas, UT mathematics professor
Vasileios Maroulas, mathematics professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is researching potential innovations in artificial intelligence to improve national security and save lives. In September 2021, the Army Research Lab (ARL) entered into a cooperative agreement with UT for Maroulas’s project “Spatial Awareness via Topological Artificial Intelligence (SPARTAN)", The research examines the physiological data of human spatiotemporal processing to create a machine learning algorithm that would maximize the efficiency of decision making processes in potentially high stress situations
Learn more about Maroulas's research here
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With assistance from UT's Center for Global Engagement, Orou Gaoue, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, recently received an award from NSF's International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program. The project will offer 15 undergraduate students the opportunity to travel to Benin, Gaoue’s homeland, to engage in field research.
Click here to nominate a unit for the Marva Rudolph Award
University of Tennessee students exhibited creativity designing floating wetlands
UT is joining eight other universities in an NSF-funded effort to discover how species recover after disease invasion. The Resilience Institute Bridging Biological Training and Research is focused on understanding resilience to a key global threat—emerging infectious diseases.
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Led by UT Libraries, Rising from the Ashes: The Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires Oral History Project is a collection of 140 audio and video interviews with individuals who were affected by or involved in the 2016 wildfires that devastated Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Seven UT faculty members are included on the 2021 list of highly cited researchers from Clarivate. This list represents the most influential science and engineering researchers with multiple publications that have been highly cited, either in their principal field or across multiple fields.
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The Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development (ORIED) is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 Chancellor’s Grants for Faculty Research. The application deadline is January 28, 2022. Additional information and application instructions can be found on InfoReady.


Nadia Fomin Honored with Slack Award—CEHHS Educator Preparation Provider Program Receives National Recognition—Steven Zinkle Recognized for Materials Research and Development Leadership—Courtney Faber Publishes on Engineering Education in Multiple Journals—Jun Lin Inducted into the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases—Tony Schmitz, Team Awarded R&D 100 for Tap Testing Method—Delbert Bowers Wins Latin Grammy for Best Engineered Album—Brandon Bell Named Recipient of Willard J. Hines Music Scholarship—Mary Laube Receives SECAC Best of Show Award.
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