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February, 2013

Galloway receives Distinguished Service Award from Tennessee engineering society

Feb. 22, 2013—Kenneth F. Galloway, former dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, has been honored with a Distinguished Service Award by the Nashville Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers. Galloway accepted the award plaque this evening at the 2013 Middle Tennessee All Engineers Banquet at Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville. The banquet...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


Business leaders, Vanderbilt dean to join Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Feb. 21, 2013—Vanderbilt engineering alumni G. Edmond Clark, Steve M. Hays, and Knowles Arthur Overholser will be inducted into the School of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni at the March 21 Engineering Celebration Dinner. The School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes distinguished achievement, significant service and excellent character. “The newest members of the Academy of Distinguished...

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Alumni Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering News


USAF to honor two top engineering students at Vanderbilt-Georgia game

Feb. 19, 2013—Two engineering seniors will be recognized at center court at the Vanderbilt men’s basketball game with Georgia Feb. 27 and receive oversized checks representing a $500 United States Air Force scholarship for each. Electrical engineering senior John Lantz and computer engineering senior Nikhil Goel are the scholarship recipients. Lantz and Goel were featured on Memorial...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


Vanderbilt to host Biomaterials Day

Feb. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University, in conjunction with The University of Memphis, will sponsor Biomaterials Day at the University Club of Nashville March 15, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. This one day symposium will enhance networking between academic, industrial and government sectors and will increase student exposure to exciting biomaterials research. Regional high school, undergraduate and graduate students...

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Biomedical Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News


Fauchet attends public policy colloquium, visits Capitol lawmakers

Feb. 15, 2013—While the nation buzzed in anticipation of the State of The Union address Feb. 12, engineering deans from across the country came to Washington D.C. for the annual American Society of Engineering Education public policy colloquium Feb. 12-13. Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet attended the conference, which focused on the most pressing...

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Vanderbilt researchers, students part of inaugural SEC symposium on renewable energy

Feb. 13, 2013—Two Vanderbilt professors were chosen among energy experts from the Southeastern Conference’s 14 universities, industry and government to address renewable energy topics at the inaugural SEC Symposium, “Impact of the Southeast in the World’s Renewable Energy Future” in Atlanta Feb. 10-12. Vanderbilt’s Aerospace Club represented the university in the SEC showcase. The first-ever symposium is...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News Research


Career Day connects employers and Vanderbilt’s top talent

Feb. 12, 2013—First-year through Ph.D. students attended today’s Engineering and Information Technology Industry Career Day in the Student Life Center ballrooms. Job seekers and students searching for internships networked with nearly 40 companies from across the nation. The fair is hosted by the Center for Student Professional Development (formerly the Vanderbilt Career Center) and offers a smaller,...

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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


Geeks and Nerds Corp. earns a US Chamber small business award

Feb. 12, 2013—Geeks and Nerds (GaN) Corporation started by Jonn Kim (Ph.D.’99) has been chosen as one of 100 award winners representing the best in American small business. GaN Corporation, whose headquarters is in Huntsville, Ala., will receive a 2013 Blue Ribbon Small Business of the Year Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “The Blue Ribbon...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


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