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July, 2009

VUSE space-defense institutes gain new home on Music Row

Jul. 15, 2009—The School of Engineering’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics (ISDE) and the Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) anticipate further growth after relocation to new offices at 1025 16th Avenue South. The two institutes will move their combined 130 personnel in September to a building that provides approximately 40,000 square feet of lab, office...

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ChBE department awarded graduate fellowships through U.S. Department of Education

Jul. 10, 2009—Vanderbilt’s chemical and biomolecular engineering department was recently awarded fellowships through the U.S. Department of Education in the area of advanced materials through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program. Each fellowship covers full tuition and provides an annual stipend of up to $30,000 for up to five graduate students for three...

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Sharon Weiss wins prestigious White House award

Jul. 9, 2009—  Sharon Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Vanderbilt University, has been recognized as one of the nation’s top young scientists with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Weiss...

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Dan Fleetwood is named Olin Henry Landreth Professor

Jul. 1, 2009—Vanderbilt University and the School of Engineering have named Professor Daniel M. Fleetwood to the Olin Henry Landreth Chair in Engineering. Landreth was Vanderbilt’s first professor of engineering and its first dean of engineering. This is a new chair within the School of Engineering and it has been made possible through a gift from an...

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