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January, 2017

Vanderbilt biomedical engineer receives presidential award for advanced wound healing research

Jan. 31, 2017—Craig Duvall, right, in the lab discussing his research with a student. (Daniel Dubois / Vanderbilt) Craig L. Duvall has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers early in their research careers. The associate professor of biomedical engineering at...

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Engineering’s Çağlar Oskay named ASME Fellow

Jan. 30, 2017—Çağlar Oskay, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and mechanical engineering, has been selected to be a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession. Of the more than 140,000 members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, fewer than 4,000 have attained the...

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Four in civil engineering elected to American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists

Jan. 30, 2017—Three Vanderbilt civil engineering professors and one senior research scientist who are nationally recognized experts in environmental sustainability and hazardous waste management have been elected for membership in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists and recognized as board certified environmental scientists. Craig Philip, George Hornberger, Doug Adams and Kevin Brown are recently elected...

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Baroud receives inaugural Littlejohn Dean’s Faculty Fellowship

Jan. 26, 2017—A civil engineering professor who develops tools that improve infrastructure systems’ reliability and recovery from disasters like hurricanes and floods has received the inaugural Littlejohn Dean’s Faculty Fellowship. Vanderbilt Engineering School Dean Philippe Fauchet announced Jan. 13 that Hiba Baroud, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received the new endowed fellowship for junior...

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What happens when collaborations go awry? Ph.D. student’s blog post offers solutions

Jan. 24, 2017—Our researchers seek collaborations across campus, the nation and the world, and those often lead to life-changing — and sometimes life-saving — technology coming out of their labs. But what happens when those collaborations go awry? asked Megan Poorman, a Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering who is affiliated with the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging...

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Engineering alums Capps, Card pass along advice to athletes, ROTC members at banquet

Jan. 24, 2017—A  Drexel University professor and a retired vice admiral, both School of Engineering alums, addressed a crowd of engineering undergraduates active on Vanderbilt’s athletic teams and in ROTC or NROTC programs. Their advice, given at Monday night’s banquet to honor those students, ranged from making the most of rich learning and social opportunities to recognizing...

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Engineering school staff member receives Commodore Award

Jan. 20, 2017—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor, was presented to an engineering school staff member during the Service Award Celebration Jan. 18 in the Student Life Center. Karen Page, department administrator in civil and environmental engineering, received a cash prize and an engraved crystal bowl from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. The award is given annually...

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Vanderbilt ranked 20th among world’s 100 most innovative universities

Jan. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt University has been named one of the world’s most innovative universities. Vanderbilt ranked 20th in the second annual Reuters Top 100, which aims to identify the institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the global economy. Vanderbilt climbed 14 spots in the 2016 ranking, up from No. 34...

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