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  • Vanderbilt University

    Quantum mechanics work lets oil industry know promise of recovery experiments before they start

    Sokrates Pantelides (Joe Howell / Vanderbilt University) With their current approach, energy companies can extract about 35 percent of the oil in each well. Every 1 percent above that, compounded across thousands of wells, can mean billions of dollars in additional revenue for the companies and supply for consumers. Read More

    Sep. 28, 2018

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    Two-day maker faire hosted at Wond’ry Oct. 6-7, free and open to public

    Building off the success of its inaugural year at Vanderbilt, the sixth annual Nashville Mini Maker Faire is set for Oct. 6-7 at the Wond’ry in the Innovation Pavilion. Admission and parking are free for this event. Promoted… Read More

    Sep. 27, 2018

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    Vanderbilt, Trilogy Education to launch first Coding Boot Camp

    Vanderbilt University and Trilogy Education have announced the launch of the Vanderbilt Coding Boot Camp, an intensive web development program geared toward adult learners and working professionals in Nashville. Developed in partnership with the Owen Graduate School of Management and the School of Engineering, the Vanderbilt Coding… Read More

    Sep. 24, 2018

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    Vanderbilt’s online MATLAB course is a top MOOC

    Vanderbilt’s free online course, Introduction to Programming with MATLAB on Coursera, is ranked No. 15 out of thousands of MOOCs (massive open online course) and remains one of the Top 50 MOOCs of All Time, rated by Class Central, a search engine and review site for MOOCs. Class… Read More

    Sep. 21, 2018

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    Larry Dowdy, emeritus computer science professor, dies

    Larry Dowdy, 66, professor of computer science and computer engineering, emeritus, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Dowdy joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1981. He retired as an emeritus faculty member in 2014. Larry Dowdy He served as chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Computer Science from… Read More

    Sep. 14, 2018

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    Watson Room opening, Hall Lecture mark two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt

    Vanderbilt will open the Watson Room at the Wond’ry, and IBM Vice President Robert Sutor will give the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture, as part of a two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt University Sept. 19–20. Vanderbilt will open the Watson Room beginning… Read More

    Sep. 12, 2018

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    The quantum computing race is on; IBM leader at engineering school Sept. 20

    Robert Sutor leads a cross-disciplinary team at IBM that has created industry’s first initiative to build quantum computers for business and science. Today, IBM Q has close to 100,000 users within a network of Fortune 500 companies, universities and startups that collaborate with IBM Research to advance quantum computing. Computer… Read More

    Sep. 11, 2018

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    Engineering is 38th in 2019 ‘U.S. News’ rankings

    The Vanderbilt School of Engineering is No. 38 in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges rankings released today. The school is tied with Arizona State University, Brown University, University of Virginia, and Washington University-St. Louis. MIT is ranked No. 1. The U.S. News rankings of the… Read More

    Sep. 10, 2018

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    Data Science Institute hosts ‘Visual Trumpery’ seminar and workshop

    Alberto Cairo (Wikipedia) The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute will host Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami, for a seminar on Thursday, Sept. 20, and a workshop on Friday, Sept. 21, in Wilson Hall, Room 103. Cairo is bringing his “Visual Trumpery” national tour… Read More

    Sep. 9, 2018

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    Rehab engineering team takes second place and $20,000 at pitch competition

    Engineering student Harrison Bartlett works on his “smart” prosthetic ankle in the Goldfarb lab.(John Russell/Vanderbilt University) A team of Vanderbilt School of Engineering entrepreneurs took home second place and $20,000 in startup funds at the recent 36|86: Student Edition pitch competition, part of an annual high profile entrepreneurship conference that… Read More

    Sep. 5, 2018