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  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt announces launch of new data science minor in fall 2021

    Vanderbilt University has announced the addition of an undergraduate minor in data science beginning with the fall 2021 term. Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs (Vanderbilt University) Driven by the growing interest on the part of the data science community at Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jan. 29, 2021

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    Annual event underscores contributions of women in STEM fields

    Clockwise from left: Ayanna Howard, Connie Guion, Kristina Rogers, Ruth DeFries, Leslie Ying, Mukta Ghate Farooq, and Ellis Meng are among the Wikipedia pages edited during the annual event organized by Women of VISE. Marguerite Davis was one two biochemists who discovered vitamins A and B in 1913, though her university… Read More

    Jan. 27, 2021

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    Academic achievement in engineering strong despite pandemic restrictions

    Undergraduates in the School of Engineering in the fall 2020 term earned on average more credit hours and a higher grade point average collectively than in the fall 2019 semester. “There had been some concern that academic achievement would go down due to the pandemic and the many other major… Read More

    Jan. 26, 2021

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    Dozens of engineering professors among world’s top 2% of working scientists

    Nearly 40 School of Engineering faculty members have been named among the top 2 percent of 7 million working scientists in the world. More than 60 percent of the school’s full professors are in this elite group, based on a recent study by a Stanford University professor and his colleagues. Read More

    Jan. 25, 2021

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    Cancer Institute grant funds new integrated approach to early lung cancer detection

    Vanderbilt researchers have received a National Cancer Institute grant to develop a novel, integrative approach to detect early signs of lung cancer. The four-year project builds on a related, recent study that established the value of using three separate measures—structural imaging, a protein marker and information available from electronic health… Read More

    Jan. 22, 2021

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    Barge and GSH receive major award for Copper Basin reclamation project

    The Copper Basin Watershed has benefited from adaptive management for a massive restoration effort led by Barge Design Solutions of Nashville. The project received the 2020 ACEC Grand Conceptor Award. It had been less than two years since Carrie Little Stokes, BE’97, ME’06, earned her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2021

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    Alum is one of 15 ‘Engineers Who Mattered in 2020’ on engineering.com

    Vanderbilt engineering alumnus Bhupinder Singh, MS’86, is one of 15 “Engineers Who Mattered in 2020” featured in a list published Jan. 7, 2021, on engineering.com. Bhupinder Singh After serving 26 years with Bentley Systems, a leader in infrastructure engineering software, Bhupinder Singh could have called it quits. Throughout his… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2021

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    Optical computing at sub-picosecond speeds developed at Vanderbilt

    Vanderbilt researchers have developed the next generation of ultrafast data transmission that may make it possible to make already high-performance computing “on demand.” The technology unjams bottlenecks in data streams using a hybrid silicon-vanadium dioxide waveguide that can turn light on and off in less than one… Read More

    Jan. 19, 2021

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    Improving the Wikipedia gender gap with Women of VISE begins Jan. 18

    The Women of VISE are hosting a virtual Wikithon focused on women in science, technology, engineering and math the week of Jan. 18 to contribute to and improve the quality of Wikipedia pages on female scientists and researchers. The event is… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2021

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    New engineering graduate program in surgery and intervention launches in fall 2021

    In fall 2021, Vanderbilt University will offer a graduate program that will equip engineers to improve translation of technology for medical procedures and surgery. The School of Engineering, in partnership with the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering, is launching a master’s of engineering program in surgery and intervention… Read More

    Jan. 13, 2021