06/2017—Thanos Papanicolaou, Director of ISSE's Tennessee Water Resources Research Center, was named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a honor that is bestowed on only 1.2% of ASCE members.
06/2017— ISSE's Tennessee Water Resources Research Center (TNWRRC) facilitates pervious concrete sidewalk in the Halls Outdoor Classroom to benefit handicapped students. [more]
06/2017—Maria F. Campa (student of ISSE's Dr. Hazen) gave her outstanding abstract award at the American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2017 annual meeting in New Orleans. Read the abstract here.
04/2017—ISSE Director Terry Hazen, Governor’s Chair Professor for Environmental Biotechnology, delivered an invited plenary talk for more than 500 scientists at the Bolger Conference Center in Potomac, Maryland, on April 25 during the 2017 DOE TES/SBR Joint Investigators Meeting. Hazen spoke on the “ENIGMA Project: Lab to Field and Back — Environmental System Microbiome.”
03/2017—Melissa Goldberg, with ISSE's East Tennessee Clean Fuels, made a presentation at the 3rd Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium on March 21, 2017. Her talk is titled "East Tennessee Clean Fuels - STEM deployment and beyond."
03/2017— Hannah Woo presented her doctoral dissertation defense, titled "The microbial ecology of bacterial lignocellulose degradation in the ocean," on March 24, 2017. ISSE Director Terry Hazen is Hannah's graduate advisor.
03/2017—ISSE is featured in an article (page 18) in the Spring 2016 edition of Tennessee Engineer, a publication by UT's College of Engineering.
01/2017—T. C. Hazen. Invited Symposia. Environmental Justice and Disposal of Toxic Waste. January 24, 2017. Washington, D.C. Integrating Environment and Health, 17th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment
01/2017—Read the Winter 2017 Fuels Fix, an e-zine promoting the successes of Clean Cities Coalitions nationwide.
01/2017—ISSE's East TN Clean Fuels Coalition is happy to announce they won all four of the private company CMAQ proposals they submitted through UTK (as the project sponsor). Two companies in Memphis and two companies in Chattanooga will receive assistance to replace or upfit vehicles. The businesses include a street sweeping service, a beverage dealer/distributor, a delivery service contractor, and a taxi and shuttle business. In addition, the coalition helped about five other entities with proposal submissions, and it appears that all of the AFV projects were funded. Anderson County, Powell-Clinch Utility District, and the City of Knoxville are some of the other project partners.