Sunday, November 14, 2010

TTU Hosts Tennessee Academy of Science Meeting

Tennessee Tech University will welcomes scientists from around the state to campus this week for this year's Tennessee Academy of Science annual meeting. This year's main speaker is Martin Keller, associate director of both the environmental and biological divisions at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  Keller's discussion will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, and is entitled "Next Generation Climate and Biomass Research. " The meeting, being held at the Millard Oakley STEM Center on campus, brings together academics from around the state for a series of presentations by university faculty as well as undergraduate and graduate students. The Tennessee Academy of Science, founded in 1912, seeks to promote scientific research and the diffusion of knowledge concerning science. TTU has had a close working relationship with the academy and is one of the academy's original Sustaining Members.