Tag Archives: University of Tennessee

Army, 2 Universities Team Up to Explore New Materials, Manufacturing Processes; Bryan Cheeseman Quoted

Bryan Cheeseman

The Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory (DEVCOM ARL) has signed a five-year partnership agreement with two universities to conduct research into new materials and manufacturing processes. DEVCOM ARL, University of Kentucky and University of Tennessee at Knoxville will collaborate on a project aimed at advancing systems for producing advanced materials that could support military equipment modernization priorities, the service said Monday.

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State Department to Support Establishment of World Data System’s US Office

Data Center Optimization

The State Department will collaborate with a partnership between the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee to establish a program office for an international non-governmental organization that offers the research community access to scientific datasets. The International Science Council's 29th General Assembly formed the WDS interdisciplinary body in 2008.

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DOE Lab, Building Equipment Providers Aim to Develop Clean Energy Tech via Collaborative R&D Projects

The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has partnered with the building equipment industry to study alternative refrigerants and methods to increase energy efficiency of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems.

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NASA Picks 5 University Teams for $50M in ‘Transformative’ Aviation Research Grants

NASA has selected five university teams to receive grants worth up to $50 million in total to explore “transformative” system-level aviation technology concepts. The five-year research efforts under the University Leadership Initiative will support NASA’s strategic research goals for aeronautics, the space agency said Tuesday. NASA asked universities to propose investigations that would address one …

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DOE, Oak Ridge City Enter Land Transfer Agreement; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has signed an agreement to transfer the ownership and management of DOE’s American Museum of Science and Energy building and surrounding 17.12-acre land to the Oak Ridge, Tennessee, city government. DOE said Friday it will occupy 18,000-square-foot space in exchange for the museum site to help the department continue public education and …

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Oak Ridge Lab-Built Algorithms Aim to Identify Power Grid Areas That Are Vulnerable to Climate Change

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created algorithms designed to help utilities and city planners identify electrical service locations across the southern U.S. that would be susceptible to climate change and population growth. ORNL researchers merged climate simulations that run on the Titan supercomputer with population datasets to develop …

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Profile: Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, Chief of Naval Research

Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder serves as chief of naval research and director of innovation, technology requirements and test and evaluation since. He previously served as a Naval Air Force commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet evaluator at VAW-110, a Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization officer, OPNAV N2/N6F2 director of intelligence, …

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