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April, 2008

ME student wins first place in ASME Old Guard regional contest

Apr. 28, 2008—Senior Nathan Grady, mechanical engineering, has won first place in the ASME Old Guard regional oral competition. The Old Guard competition held at the ASME student conference in Florida last weekend, allows students to make oral presentations on their undergraduate design projects or research. Grady’s presentation is entitled “Design of a UV Raman System for...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News


Experience counts for engineering seniors and their clients

Apr. 22, 2008—Engineering seniors have spent two semesters tackling design challenges from actual corporations with real design needs. The results of their design projects will be featured at Senior Design Day 2008, an annual event at the School of Engineering, set for Tuesday, April 22, from 3-5 p.m. in Featheringill Hall. Sponsors this year include Nissan, Square...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering News


Faculty join group to research and fight climate change

Apr. 15, 2008—James Clarke, CE, and Douglas Fisher, EECS, are members of a diverse group of experts at Vanderbilt University who have created the Climate Change Research Network. The network combines researchers from areas of earth and environmental sciences, political science, law, engineering, business, management, economics and nursing to investigate one of the most important and most...

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Alumni Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research


VU engineering school names new chemical engineering department chair

Apr. 1, 2008—Peter N. Pintauro has been named chair of the chemical engineering department at Vanderbilt University. Pintauro, presently the Kent Hale Smith Professor of Engineering and chair of the chemical engineering department at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, was selected after a yearlong national search. Pintauro, who has won numerous awards for teaching and...

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Alumni Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News


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