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March, 2013


Laura Reinbold leaves her mark on Nashville’s changing skyline

Mar. 29, 2013—Laura Reinbold (BE’82) is fond of saying that since coming to Vanderbilt University at age 17, she’s never lived much more than a mile from where her parents deposited her on West End. Then again, she didn’t need to go far to leave her mark. Reinbold, who recently was named a vice president of TTL,...

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Alumni Civil and Environmental Engineering News


Littlejohn Engineering acquires century-old Huntsville firm

Mar. 22, 2013—Nashville-based Littlejohn Engineering Associates has acquired GW Jones & Sons Consulting Engineers, a 127-year-old Huntsville, Ala. engineering and surveying firm. “It is a pleasure to be able to continue the rich legacy of GW Jones. Each organization has a high level of respect for the other and it is our desire to continue to serve...

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Alumni Civil and Environmental Engineering News


April 10 Boot Camp for aspiring Vanderbilt entrepreneurs

Mar. 20, 2013—Aspiring Vanderbilt entreprenuers – professional students, graduate students, post-docs, faculty and staff – can test their ideas at Entrepreneur Boot Camp April 10, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Cool Springs Life Sciences Center. The inaugural boot camp is designed for Vanderbilt participants who will meet legal experts, investors, entrepreneurs and members of the...

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


Engineering school establishes Board of Visitors

Mar. 15, 2013—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering has established a Board of Visitors, a distinguished group of advisers to Dean Philippe Fauchet. The new board’s first meeting is March 22. The Board of Visitors is the successor organization to the school’s Committee of Visitors and the Engineering Alumni Council and it consists of alumni and non-alumni...

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Alumni News


Professors Create iPad Textbook for Computer Programming Class

Mar. 14, 2013—A team of Vanderbilt engineering and computer science professors wanted a more creative and versatile way to teach their computer programming course. Here’s how they’re using iPads to bring an essential language into the hands of students.

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Media News


Biomedical engineering, computer science programs rise in 2014 grad school rankings

Mar. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering graduate program is ranked No. 36 by U.S. News & World Report. The 2014 engineering graduate program rankings were released today. U.S. News surveyed 199 schools granting doctoral degrees in engineering. The school ranks ahead of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Boston University (both 38) and just below Yale (34). Last year...

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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 Research


High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

Mar. 8, 2013—Imagine suddenly being able to hear the words and tone of the person across the table from you in a crowded restaurant when once you only heard overwhelming noise. Or speaking on the telephone with confidence because what you hear is now crisp and clear. Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research


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