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August, 2015

Sztipanovits builds on IoT, Industrial Internet for the next tech revolution

Aug. 18, 2015—Americans are well accustomed to the sight of Fitbit-adorned wrists, their wearers marching in place so that their smartphones can reward them with a celebratory message about hitting a step goal. That’s the Internet of Things. And we’re starting to hear about intersections where the light changes to accommodate an approaching ambulance, or smart dryers...

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Third DENSO grant expands Vanderbilt’s engine test facilities

Aug. 12, 2015—  A third grant from the DENSO North America Foundation will enable the expansion of internal combustion engine test facilities in the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University. The $45,000 award to the Department of Mechanical Engineering was presented Aug. 12 to support a spark ignition test facility in the Energy Engineering Laboratory. Earlier DENSO...

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Innovation Center to support campus ‘makers’; search underway for director

Aug. 6, 2015—  A rendering of the Engineering and Science Building, home to the newly announced Innovation Center. (Vanderbilt University) A new Innovation Center is being developed on the Vanderbilt University campus to support a “maker” culture that will encourage entrepreneurship and creativity and bolster implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan. A search is underway for...

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