Skip to main content

March, 2008

Todd Giorgio named chair of biomedical engineering

Mar. 19, 2008—Todd D. Giorgio, professor of biomedical engineering, has been named chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. He succeeds Thomas R. Harris, Orrin Henry Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering, who is retiring in May. “While conducting a national search for a successor to Harris, we became convinced that Todd Giorgio would be...

Read more

Sharon Weiss receives NSF CAREER Award

Mar. 3, 2008—Sharon M. Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award. She will receive $400,000 over five years to support her efforts to achieve faster and more accurate detection of biological and chemical materials by using portable porous silicon waveguides. Her work has impact...

Read more