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January, 2013

Grissom selected as Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop Young Investigator

Jan. 31, 2013—Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering William Grissom has been selected as one of the 2013 Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop Young Investigators and will participate in the event Feb. 25-26 at Georgia Tech’s Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience. Frontiers is a two-day, interdisciplinary convergence of leaders from the fields of bioimaging, biomaterials, and...

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Biomedical Engineering News

Vanderbilt student team competes in amphibious vehicle race

Jan. 31, 2013—It’s black. It’s a bit bigger than a breadbox. It has four knobby wheels, a water nozzle sticking out the back and it can really scoot. It’s the one-fifth-scale model amphibious vehicle that a team of Vanderbilt engineering students designed and built for a national competition, called the Model-Based Amphibious Racing Competition (MBARC), which took...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering News Research

Watch Students Work on Virtual Military Design Project

Jan. 24, 2013—See how Vanderbilt University engineering students are driving the next big idea for the U.S. military.

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Media News

Hays recognized by national institute with lifetime achievement award

Jan. 22, 2013—Steve M. Hays (BE’73), chairman of Nashville-based architectural, environmental, health and safety consulting firm Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc., received the 2012 Mortimer M. Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award Jan. 9 from the National Institute of Building Sciences at a banquet during the organization’s annual conference Jan. 7-11 in Washington, D.C. Hays, a certified industrial hygienist, is...

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Alumni Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News

Preview of professor’s ‘software architectures’ Coursera class

Jan. 21, 2013—View this preview video of Doug Schmidt’s spring 2013 Coursera course, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software. Douglas C. Schmidt is a Professor of Computer Science, Associate Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering program, and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, all at Vanderbilt University. He has also...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News

ISIS plays key role in efforts to revolutionize military manufacturing

Jan. 18, 2013—  An infantry fighting vehicle is an armored vehicle used to carry infantry into battle. (DARPA) Inventors from across the country can enter a national competition to design a new amphibious infantry fighting vehicle for the U.S. Marine Corps and Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) is playing a key role in the...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research

National Research Council members convene to chart future of U.S. research universities

Jan. 17, 2013—L-r: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, former Senate Majority Leader William Frist, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Chad Holliday, chairman of the board of Bank of America, attended a meeting of the National Research Council held Jan. 16 at Vanderbilt. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) For the last half-century, American research universities have been the best...

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Alumni News Research

Camp receives Citizen Engineer Award from ASCE

Jan. 16, 2013—Janey Camp, research assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was named the 2012 Citizen Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The award is bestowed to civil engineers based on their contributions to their community through public involvement, public awareness or public service. These individuals will have contributed significant personal energy to...

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Alumni Civil and Environmental Engineering News