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May, 2009

Complicated Interdependencies: Water, Energy and Food

May. 22, 2009—Watch talk by George M. Hornberger, Director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment, for Commencement Study Breaks – Senior Day learning sessions for our guests, conducted by Vanderbilt faculty members.

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The Promise of Nanotechnology

May. 22, 2009—Watch a talk by Sandra Rosenthal, professor of chemistry, for Commencement Study Breaks – Senior Day learning sessions for our guests, conducted by Vanderbilt faculty members.

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Dean Kenneth Galloway elected chairman of national board of engineering deans

May. 19, 2009—Kenneth Galloway, dean of Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering, has been elected by his national peers to a two-year term as chair of the Engineering Deans Council Executive Board The Engineering Deans Council includes more than 300 deans of engineering across the United States and is one of the leadership organizations of the American Society for...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


Jansen to lead American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

May. 15, 2009—E. Duco Jansen, professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, recently was elected president of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. The ASLMS is the world’s largest and preeminent scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It has more than 4,300...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research


ME Students receive awards at Senior Reception

May. 13, 2009—Distinguished awards were presented May 7 to five seniors and three design teams at a reception hosted by the mechanical engineering department in honor of the department’s graduating seniors. More than 200 people, including seniors and their families, and the ME faculty attended the gala reception in Featheringill Hall’s Adams Atrium. The ME Program Award...

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Mechanical Engineering News


Chancellor presents a Founder’s Medal to Arunan Skandarajah

May. 12, 2009—The 2009 Founder’s Medalist for the School of Engineering is Arunan Skandarajah, who graduated May 8 at the top of the graduating class in the School of Engineering with a BE degree in biomedical engineering. Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos presented the medal to Skandarajah during Commencement ceremonies.   A Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Scholar, Skandarajah has worked...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News


Outstanding graduates recognized at 2009 Commencement Reception

May. 11, 2009—A reception to honor 43 engineering graduates for their outstanding scholarship was held May 7. The graduates and their friends and families gathered at the University Club for an awards ceremony and a buffet meal. Charreau Sieanna Bell received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service, which is given to the graduating senior who has shown...

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Biomedical Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering News


Engineering faculty promoted; annual awards presented

May. 5, 2009—Dean Kenneth F. Galloway announced the promotions of three engineering faculty members at a May 5 reception after the final faculty meeting of the 2008-2009 academic year. Computer science and computer engineering professor Xenofon Koutsoukos has been promoted to associate professor with tenure.  Biomedical engineering professor Anita Mahadevan-Jansen has been promoted to full professor. Electrical...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science General Engineering Mechanical Engineering News


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