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April, 2011

Engineering faculty receive awards at spring assembly

Apr. 7, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented five faculty members with awards when Vanderbiltā€˜s Spring Faculty Assembly convened April 7. Professors of psychology and human development, French and Italian, chemistry and biomedical engineering and earth and environmental sciences were recognized before the chancellor addressed the assembly. Clare McCabe, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering The Madison...

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Vanderbilt expert to discuss Japanese nuclear plant crisis April 12

Apr. 6, 2011—The ongoing nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan will be the topic of a discussion with Frank L. Parker, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Vanderbilt University, at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, at the Adventure Science Center in Nashville. Parker, a nuclear remediation veteran, spent 11 years with the...

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Labruto wins 2011 Young Alumni Trustee election

Apr. 6, 2011—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association announced April 1 that senior Leslie Labruto will serve as the 2011 Young Alumni Trustee, where alongside the current trustees, she will seek to provide both the current student and young alumni perspectives to the Board of Trust. Labruto is a Civil Engineering major with a double minor in Engineering Management...

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New minor in scientific computing launched

Apr. 5, 2011—A new interdisciplinary minor in scientific computing will be offered in fall 2011 to help students interested in pursuing careers as natural and social scientists and engineers acquire the computational skills that such careers demand. Bodenheim The minor was created by faculty from both the School of Engineering and the College of Arts and Science...

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