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February, 2011

Engineering as a Profession–A Career Perspective

Feb. 22, 2011—Watch video of talk by Edwin McAlister, director of Air and Missile Defense Programs for Northrop Grumman.

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Two engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards

Feb. 15, 2011—Two junior engineering faculty members – Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Hak-Joon Sung and Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Robert J. Webster III – have been awarded the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development grants. According to the National Science Foundation, CAREER awards support exceptionally promising college and university junior faculty who are committed...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering Mechanical Engineering News Research


Guest speakers highlight National Engineers Week at Vanderbilt Feb. 21-25

Feb. 15, 2011—Engineering students at Vanderbilt University will showcase their ingenuity through a series of challenging – but fun – competitions and events celebrating the 60th anniversary of National Engineers Week Feb. 21-25. Two guest speakers are part of the week’s special events. Their presentations will be streamed live at http://news.vanderbilt.edu/ . Edwin McAlister, director of Air...

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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


Alumnus Steve Hays elected AIHA fellow

Feb. 15, 2011—Steve Hays, BE ’73, chairman of Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc., has been elected as a fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). Hays was honored at a special AIHA ceremony held May 26, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. His company will celebrate the achievement with a reception in Nashville February 17. Hays holds a chemical...

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Alumni Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News


“Smarter Energy, Cleaner Planet” junior engineering competition brings high school teams to VUSE

Feb. 14, 2011—Tennessee high school teams will meet Feb. 18 at Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering as the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) launches its annual TEAMS competition that challenges students to use practical applications of math and science to answer engineering questions about everyday world challenges. With the 2011 theme, “Smarter Energy, Cleaner Planet”, TEAMS will show...

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Biomedical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering News


Inaugural spring Engineering Industry Career Day facilitates connections between employers and Vanderbilt’s top talent

Feb. 10, 2011—The Vanderbilt Career Center (VCC) hosted an inaugural spring Engineering Industry Career Day with 36 companies in attendance on February 3 from 10am-2pm. Industry Career Days serve as one of many ways to interact with potential employers. Nearly 90% of those in attendance were undergraduate and graduate School of Engineering students seeking internship opportunities and...

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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


John Gore elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 9, 2011—John C. Gore, Hertha Ramsey Cress University Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University and professor of biomedical engineering, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to the development and applications of magnetic resonance and other imaging techniques in medicine. Gore is the director of...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research


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