ORNL – Early Research on Existing Drug Compounds via Supercomputing Could Combat Coronavirus

By Sara Shoemaker | ORNL Science Writer | shoemakerms@ornl.gov OAK RIDGE, Tenn. March 5, 2020 – Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have used Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, to identify 77 small-molecule drug compounds that might warrant Read More »

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Manufacturing — Layering On the Strength

By Jennifer J. Burke (burkejj@ornl.gov) | Science Writer & Communications Specialist | ORNL A team including Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee researchers demonstrated a novel 3D printing approach called Z-pinning that can increase the material’s strength and toughness by more than three Read More »

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UT College of Engineering Selected to Join Key Materials Research Center

  Sept. 1, 2015, KNOXVILLE—The role of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering in studying advanced materials recently got a major boost with the National Science Foundation backing UT to join the Manufacturing and Materials Joining Innovation Center, or Ma2JIC. Established at The Read More »

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UT, ORNL Get a LIFT from Manufacturing Innovation Center

  KNOXVILLE—The role of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as a leader in advanced materials research got yet another boost recently as the Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or LIFT, officially opened its headquarters. Part of the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute that was launched Read More »

UT-Obama Visit Spotlights Sports Car Printed by UT Engineers

  KNOXVILLE—When President Obama takes the stage at Techmer PM in Clinton, Tennessee, on Friday to announce that the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will head a $259 million advanced manufacturing project and that Oak Ridge National Laboratory will play a key role, he will share Read More »

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, engineering students Andrew Messing and Alex Roschli printed this Shelby Cobra at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility. The car was on stage during President Obama's visit to Techmer PM in Clinton on Friday. (Photo courtesy of University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

UT-White House Picks UT to Lead National Composites Manufacturing Institute

  KNOXVILLE—President Obama will announce today that the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will lead the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, a $259 million public-private partnership. The Institute reflects a $70 million commitment from the U.S. Department of Energy and $189 million from Read More »

UT College of Engineering, ORNL Team Up For Manufacturing Day

  KNOXVILLE—The strong link between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be on display Friday, as the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL welcomes UT students and faculty. The group will get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Read More »

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UT Engineering Students Help ORNL, Local Motors Print Drivable 3D Car

  KNOXVILLE—The only “car” that most people associate with printers is a “car-tridge” of ink, but may soon change, thanks in part to several University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students. UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Local Motors, Cincinnati Incorporated and Oak Ridge Associated Universities teamed up Read More »

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