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May, 2007

Vanderbilt robot teams, nano-engineering projects win young faculty NSF awards

May. 27, 2007—Young Vanderbilt engineering faculty have netted prestigious CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation for their innovations. Computer Scientist Julie A. Adams won a 2007 CAREER award for her human-robot teaming project, while mechanical engineer Deyu Li won the award for his research in nanochannels used in drug discovery and drug-detection devices. Assistant Professor of...

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Davis, McCleskey receive Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumni Awards

May. 24, 2007—Vanderbilt Engineering alumni Doug Davis and Sam McCleskey received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering during the Engineering Celebration Dinner held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Buckhead on Tuesday, May 22. The School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes distinguished achievement, significant service, excellent character and a reputation that reflects well...

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Plan for cancer detector wins prize for Vanderbilt researchers

May. 16, 2007—A plan to use nanotechnology to produce a new type of cancer detector won the third-place award at the NanoNexus2007 conference held last month at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The detector has been under development for two years by Vanderbilt graduate student Chinmay Soman working under the supervision of Todd Giorgio, professor of biomedical engineering....

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Vanderbilt awards exemplary Engineering faculty, staff

May. 10, 2007—Dean Kenneth F. Galloway of the Vanderbilt School of Engineering presented three awards to faculty and staff members for their achievements in research, teaching and professional service during the 2007 academic year. The awards were given during a May 8 ceremony in Featheringill Hall at Vanderbilt. The Edward J. White Engineering Faculty Award for Excellence...

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