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August, 2016

Engineering graduate students receive NSF research fellowships

Aug. 9, 2016—Updated Aug. 16, 2016 Eleven engineering students have been awarded graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Nine current Vanderbilt engineering students and two former undergraduate students are recipients of research funds. The Vanderbilt graduate students are Francis Afzal (Truman State University), electrical engineering; Sean Bedingfield (Utah State University), biomedical engineering; Carcia Carson (Fisk-Vanderbilt...

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Using nanotechnology to give fuel cells more oomph

Aug. 8, 2016—Nanofiber mat electrode (John Russell / Vanderbilt) At the same time Honda and Toyota are introducing fuel cell cars to the U.S. market, a team of researchers from Vanderbilt University, Nissan North America and Georgia Institute of Technology have teamed up to create a new technology designed to give fuel cells more oomph. The project...

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Renowned cyber-physical systems researcher Sztipanovits honored with symposium

Aug. 5, 2016—Georgia Tech colleague: “You are the reason the field exists.” A progenitor of the Internet of Things celebrated his 70th birthday with a surprise, day-long symposium and party that brought together some of the world’s most renowned researchers in cyber-physical systems. Colleagues greeted Janos Sztipanovits, the E. Bronson Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Vanderbilt...

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