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August, 2021

Vanderbilt team first to win VentureWell stage 2 grant for environmental monitoring startup

Aug. 3, 2021—Intelligent Systems, an indoor air quality monitoring startup founded by Tim Darrah, a Ph.D. student in computer science and a NASA fellow, has won a stage 2 grant from VentureWell. Intelligent Systems is the first Vanderbilt team to be accepted into this program. Formerly known as the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance, VentureWell funds...

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Civil engineering students watch east Towers tumble to rubble

Aug. 2, 2021—Four civil engineering students and their professor were guests of Layton Construction to view the July 31 mechanical demolition of Vanderbilt’s 14-story Carmichael Towers East residence halls from one of the company’s set locations. The implosion process on Nashville’s West End Avenue was overseen by Layton Construction LLC and by Controlled Demolition Inc. (CDI), a national leader...

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