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April, 2010

Kosson receives Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor Award

Apr. 8, 2010—Professor David Kosson was honored April 8, 2010, at the Student Life Center during the spring faculty assembly. Kosson Kosson, chair of civil and environmental engineering, received the Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor Award from Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos. “Nationally and globally, David has taken on a critical role of leadership in one...

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New undergraduate chemical engineering curriculum in place

Apr. 7, 2010—Beginning in Fall 2010, a new undergraduate curriculum will be in place that will provide students with greater flexibility in their pursuit of areas of interest to chemical engineers. For students interested in maintaining breadth in their program, the curriculum has been revised to include 17 credit hours of electives. Beginning in fall 2010, a...

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EE student selected as Goldwater Scholar for 2010-2011 academic year

Apr. 7, 2010—Electrical engineering student Parker Gould has been selected as a 2010 Goldwater Scholar. Gould will receive a two-year scholarship worth $7,500 a year for educational expenses. Each year, Vanderbilt and other four-year universities are given the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the math, science and engineering fields. Two-year...

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Cummings Perspective paper in the April issue of AIChE Journal

Apr. 5, 2010—Peter Cummings, the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering, and colleagues, post-doctoral researchers Hugh Docherty and Chris Iacovella, and Visiting Professor Jayant Singh, have published a Perspective paper in the April issue of AIChE Journal, the flagship journal of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The title of the paper is “Phase Transitions in...

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