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October, 2010

Sztipanovits receives Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award Medal for defense projects

Oct. 30, 2010—Janos Sztipanovits, E. Bronson Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering, received the Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award Medal and a Citation at the 2010 banquet of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Oct. 6 in Arlington, Va. The Meritorious Civilian Service Award is commonly the second highest award and medal provided to civilian employees within...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


Students place in poster competition at 11th annual Nano Day forum

Oct. 29, 2010—The 11th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum was held Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium in Featheringill Hall. Three engineering students placed among the top three spots in poster competition. Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE), the event is an annual forum for faculty, postdoctoral students and...

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Biomedical Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Mechanical Engineering News Research


Biomedical professors Anderson and Jansen elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows

Oct. 27, 2010—Adam Anderson, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and E. Duco Jansen, professor of biomedical engineering, have been elected into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Recipients of this honor, considered one of the highest in the biomedical engineering discipline, are chosen for exceptional leadership and achievements in medical and...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research


Engineering’s Distinguished Alumnus Award bestowed on business leaders, Vanderbilt cardiologist

Oct. 22, 2010—Vanderbilt engineering alumni Andre Churchwell, W. Hibbett Neel Jr., and J. Roy Wauford Jr. each received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering during the School’s annual Engineering Celebration Dinner held Oct. 21 at the university’s Student Life Center. The School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes distinguished achievement, significant service and excellent...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering News


Professor Ron Schrimpf receives Chancellor’s Cup

Oct. 21, 2010—Ron Schrimpf, Orrin Henry Ingram Professor of Engineering and faculty head of Memorial House, was surprised in the middle of a presentation at a meeting of the Engineering Alumni Council Thursday, Oct. 21, by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and given the Chancellor’s Cup. The Chancellor’s Cup is given annually for the greatest recent contribution outside...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


Engineering & Information Technology Industry Career Day facilitates connections between employers and Vanderbilt’s top talent

Oct. 18, 2010—The Vanderbilt Career Center (VCC) hosted the Engineering and Information Technology Industry Career Day at the Student Life Center with 37 companies from across the nation in attendance on October 5. Industry Career Days serve as one of many ways to interact with potential employers. Nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students attended seeking internship opportunities...

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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


ARRA grant allows update of nanoscience institute’s air-handling equipment

Oct. 13, 2010—If there is one thing that nanoscientists need above all else to study the behavior of materials and create devices at the scale of individual atoms, it is an ultra-clean environment. The fresh air that we breathe contains something like one million microscopic particles in a cubic foot, more than enough to wreak havoc with...

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News Research


National Instruments and BME’s collaborative project is highlighted at conference

Oct. 6, 2010—Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering will demonstrate a new undergraduate laboratory assignment that highlights a collaborative project between National Instruments and the biomedical engineering department today at the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) annual conference hosted by the University of Texas at Austin. The collaborative approach will allow capture of gait images by volunteer visitors and carry...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research


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