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March, 2012

Sztipanovits, Laibinis receive awards at Spring Faculty Assembly

Mar. 30, 2012—Two engineering faculty members were recognized for their achievements in and out of the classroom by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Spring Faculty Assembly March 29, 2012. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Janos Sztipanovits and David Weintraub at Faculty Spring Assembly in Langford Auditorium (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Janos Sztipanovits, E. Bronson Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering,...

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Alumni Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


Labadie receives distinguished alumni award from University of Pittsburgh

Mar. 28, 2012—Robert F. Labadie, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is the recipient of the 2012 Department of Bioengineering Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering. Labadie was the first Ph.D. recipient (’95) from the University of Pittsburgh’s bioengineering program. During his training, Labadie was a member of the Artificial Heart Program...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News


VIEE fellow to participate in Young Scientists Summer Program

Mar. 23, 2012—Debra Perrone, a Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment fellow, has been selected to participate in the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Young Scientists Summer Program. The IIASA, located in Laxenburg, Austria, is an international research organization that conducts policy-oriented research. IIASA’s annual Young Scientists Summer Program offers research opportunities to talented young researchers...

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Civil and Environmental Engineering News Research


Engineering Excitement

Mar. 20, 2012—Norman Fortenberry, executive director of the American Society for Engineering Education, delivers the fourth and final lecture in The John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture series that commemorates the School’s 125th anniversary.

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Jeffrey R. Errington Seminar

Mar. 16, 2012—Using Molecular Simulation to Understand Wetting of Chemically and Geometrically Heterogeneous Surfaces March 19th, 2012, SC 5326 3:00 p.m. Reception at 2:45 p.m. Jeffrey R. Errington Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering University at Buffalo The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY Fluids routinely interact with solid substrates in industrial processes, natural phenomena,...

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


Engineering graduate program rises to No. 35 in U.S. News rankings

Mar. 13, 2012—Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering graduate program improved two positions to No. 35 in annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The 2013 graduate program rankings were released today. The School, which tied with the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of Florida, ranks ahead of Virginia and Washington University in St. Louis and just...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering News Research


ChE alum receives Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Mar. 9, 2012—Miles C. Barr received the prestigious $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize March 8, 2012, for his innovative solar technologies and creativity. Barr received his Ph.D. from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012 and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering Practice in 2008. Barr is honored alongside the...

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Alumni Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News


Engineering professor to be honored in Beijing for lifetime achievements

Mar. 7, 2012—Taylor Wang, Centennial Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, has been selected as a finalist in the 2012 event “You Bring Charm to the World as an Influential Chinese.” The award ceremony is March 31 in Beijing where the winners will be announced. Wang has been provided travel to Beijing for the ceremony. The event is...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News Research


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