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February, 2012

Amanda M. B. Furtado PhD Dissertation Defense

Feb. 23, 2012—Amanda M. B. Furtado’s PhD dissertation defense will be on March 15, 2012 at 1:00pm in Olin Hall 135.   NOVEL NANOPOROUS COMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR LIGHT GAS ADSORPTION March 15th, 2012, Olin Hall 135 at 1:00pm Amanda M. B. Furtado Dissertation under the direction of Professor M. Douglas LeVan This research addresses the synthesis and...

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


E-Week 2012: Knowledge Transfer in the Engineering Workplace

Feb. 23, 2012—Moses Taylor, Jr., Senior Associate at Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. Taylor received a bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MBA in Financial Management from American University.

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Media


E-Week 2012: Entrepreneering Panel Discussion

Feb. 21, 2012—A panel discussion for artists and others with big dreams.

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Media


ViSE members make strong showing at the annual SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium

Feb. 13, 2012—A number of ViSE faculty and student members of the Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (ViSE) participated in the 2012 SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium in San Diego, Feb 4-9. Among the 908 papers and posters presented at the conference, 24 were presented by ViSE members. Among the 1144 attendees, 22 were ViSE members. ViSE...

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Biomedical Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering News Research


CS professor says it’s time to step-up local university-industry collaboration in Information Technologies

Feb. 13, 2012—When it comes to information technology (IT), Nashville has made great strides, but needs much more. Our shared concern about growing our IT talent pool is undeniably on-target. Software development and broader engineering skills and sheer innovative capacity are at a premium globally, as well as nationwide. It’s therefore no surprise that recruiting and retaining...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research


Pantelides is 2012 Materials Research Society Fellow

Feb. 10, 2012—Vanderbilt professor Sokrates T. Pantelides has been selected as a 2012 Materials Research Society Fellow. The MRS Fellows will be recognized at the MRS spring meeting in San Francisco in April. Pantelides is a University Distinguished Professor of Physics and Engineering, the William A. and Nancy F. McMinn Professor of Physics and a professor of...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research


Krista Walton Seminar

Feb. 10, 2012—Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials for Adsorption Applications February 20th, 2012, SC 5326 3:00 p.m. Krista Walton Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are inorganic-organic hybrids that represent a new direction in porous materials research. The rich field of coordination chemistry provides a versatile platform from which these...

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


Engineering Dean Galloway invited to White House

Feb. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt University Engineering Dean Kenneth F. Galloway attended a White House event Feb. 8 to celebrate the efforts of engineering deans for their commitment to retain and graduate more students in the field of engineering. Galloway was among about 40 engineering deans representing a broad spectrum of U.S. engineering programs that do well in retention...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


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