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February, 2008

Dean Galloway meets with Sen. Bob Corker to discuss governmental support for engineering education

Feb. 27, 2008—VUSE Dean Kenneth Galloway, joined by engineering students and deans from across the state, met with Senator Bob Corker in his Washington, D.C., office on February 27 to discuss the future of engineering education in Tennessee. Among the topics of discussion was government funding of university engineering programs. Front row, from left to right: Dr....

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Vanderbilt engineers part of $2.8 million grant to link war fighters to global information grid

Feb. 4, 2008—A computer freeze-up in the office is a hassle. In a fighter jet peppered with enemy fire, it’s a crisis. Getting the increasingly large and complex systems people have come to rely on to interface and interact without shutting down has been the focus of engineering professor Doug Schmidt’s career. As part of a recent...

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Klein Keynote Speaker at STEM Think Tank 2008

Feb. 4, 2008—Stacy Klein, associate dean for outreach at Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering and associate professor of the practice of biomedical engineering, gave the keynote speech at the STEM Think Tank 2008. Eighty-five leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for girls participated in the conference, which took place Jan. 31- Feb.1, 2008, at Nashville’s Harpeth...

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