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Doug Adams, Chairman of Civil & Environmental Engineering


Team Tennessee is an interdisciplinary group from Vanderbilt University, Middle Tennessee State University and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, has been selected to compete in the Solar Decathlon 2015, a U.S. Department of Energy competition that challenges students to design and build a functioning, energy-efficient, solar-powered house.

The team's conceptual design – Harmony House – forges a connection between Southern living and modern green technologies. To learn more or to participate visit –

For news regarding Harmony House and the Solar Decathalon 2015 Team please visit...

The Tennessean - Vanderbilt, MTSU teams to compete in Solar Decathlon

News Channel 5 - MTSU, Vanderbilt Working To Build Solar Home

News Channel 5 - MTSU and Vanderbilt Team Up for Solar Decathlon


The Laboratory for Systems Integrity & Reliability (LASIR) has been in the news...

Discovery Channel - Daily Planet

VUCast Video

For more information on LASIR please click to view the brochure. page 1 / page 2



Learn more about our Research. Watch our videos here.

Bethany Smith Research Video