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September, 2010

Robinson to receive inaugural Young Alumni Award from Florida A&M University

Sep. 13, 2010—William Robinson, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer engineering, has been selected as one of 40 honorees for Florida A&M University’s inaugural Young Alumni Awards. He will attend the 40/40 Celebration, a special event that will take place Oct. 29 during the university’s homecoming weekend. This new award goes to alumni who are 40...

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VU plays key role in $20M federal grant designed to strengthen Tennessee’s R&D infrastructure

Sep. 10, 2010—Engineering faculty, students to benefit from solar research grant Five years from now, high school and college students throughout Tennessee should have more and better opportunities to learn about and pursue careers in alternative energy science and technology. That is one of the key objectives of a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation...

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Galloway joins global deans council

Sep. 10, 2010—Dean Kenneth F. Galloway has been unanimously accepted as a member of the Global Engineering Deans Council. The GEDC was created in May 2008 at a meeting in Paris. The organization was encouraged by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies and modeled after the Engineering Deans Council of the American Society for Engineering Education. ...

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Vanderbilt professor selected to participate in NAE’s Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium

Sep. 3, 2010—A Vanderbilt University engineering professor has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium Dec. 13-16 in Irvine, Calif. Florence Sanchez, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is one of 100 engineering researchers and educators who were chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants nominated...

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