Category Archives: Cornerstone
UT Professor Qiang He leads efforts to mitigate contamination and exposure to hazardous microbes for patients who use nebulizers to receive medical treatment.
Paving with a Plus
UT faculty members Baoshan Huang, Qiang He, and Nick Zhou see an opportunity to reduce plastic waste and tire rubber by incorporating the material into asphalt.
Making the Grade
by Élan Lloyd. Photography by Shawn Poynter. Part of the task of improving the water quality of urban streams in […]
Brakewood Seeks to Boost Post-Pandemic Ridership
UT’s Associate Professor Candace Brakewood and Professor Chris Cherry look for a way to increase public transportation usage in a post-pandemic world.
Khalid Alshibli led graduate students on how to use remote controlled drones to capture thermal images of steam pipes that help power UT’s infrastructure.
From Shakes to Stability
Associate Professor Nicholas Wierschem is using a shake table to study the effect of earthquakes.
Fu Weighs in on Smoky Mountains’ Haze and Harms in News Sentinel
John D. Tickle and James G. Gibson Professor Joshua Fu spoke to the Knoxville News Sentinel about the chemical compounds involved in haze in the Smoky Mountains.
Senior Design Team Takes on Improvements to Alcoa Highway
Jimmy Albert, Josue Garduno, Will Huettner, and Nick Cheney won best overall project at the fall Senior Design Showcase for their project redesigning a section of Alcoa Highway.
The Blalock Family Legacy: Civil Engineers with a Heart for Home
Senior Charles Blalock works toward following in the footsteps of his father Doug Blalock into the family engineering business, Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc.
See the Momentum
The research currently underway in the department is a part of building human and environmental resilience in the years to come.