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April, 2007

Rescue Robot one of scores of senior innovations at Design Day

Apr. 29, 2007—Colin Roper adjusts the six-legged crawling rescue robot he and a team of fellow engineering seniors developed for the Vanderbilt Center for Intelligent Mechatronics as their senior design project. The team joined hundreds of Vanderbilt engineering seniors soon to graduate, who demonstrated their readiness to tackle real-world engineering problems by showcasing their innovations during the...

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Mobile pollution sensors to be developed at Vanderbilt using Microsoft grant

Apr. 14, 2007—Vanderbilt engineers have won an award from Microsoft Corp. to develop a real-time, online, detailed and accurate picture of air quality in large metropolitan areas like Nashville. The mobile air quality monitoring system will make it possible to monitor air quality more accurately than the current system of fixed stations performing low-resolution sampling by including...

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