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PhD student hopes to exit first start-up by mid-2016

By the middle of 2016, Beth Papanek hopes to achieve two major milestones – earn her doctorate from the University of Tennessee (UT) and exit her first start-up. The Illinois native is one of the 80 students who are part of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, a joint initiative of UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) focused on attracting the nation’s brightest doctoral students in energy science and engineering. Read more.