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  • Vanderbilt University

    Three engineering classes available to youth in 2022 Vanderbilt Summer Academy

    Students in the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering cleanroom. High school students who want to explore engineering will find three courses of interest in the 2022 Summer Academy offered by the Vanderbilt Program for Talented Youth. The application priority window opens January 6. More may be offered as course… Read More

    Dec. 20, 2021

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    Game theory points to new DNA data privacy solutions

    by Paul Govern Information based biomedical discovery, in particular the push toward precision medicine, depends on open-ended analysis of de-identified data from patients and research participants on the largest possible scale. Sharing data while controlling the risk of data reidentification under privacy attack is vital to the enterprise. Zhiyu Wan… Read More

    Dec. 17, 2021

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    Janey Camp to serve on Metro Nashville Stormwater Management Committee

    Vanderbilt University engineering professor Janey Camp has been appointed to serve on the Stormwater Management Committee for Metro Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee. Janey Camp Camp is a research associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a licensed civil engineer in Tennessee. She has expertise in infrastructure… Read More

    Dec. 15, 2021

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    Alumni cybersecurity startup receives new grants, accolades

    Alumni-founded ARMS Cyber recently earned a $750,000 Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the U.S. Air Force and the grand prize in a tech startup competition hosted by VetsinTech and JPMorgan Chase. ARMS Cyber is a cybersecurity company that proactively eliminates zero-day attacks, which target software security vulnerabilities before developers have the opportunity to patch them. Brad Potteiger, MS’16, PhD’19, Tim Potteiger,… Read More

    Dec. 13, 2021

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    VU engineering alumnus named 2023 Schwarzman Scholar

    Aaron Niederman Aaron Niederman, BS’20, has been named to the 2023 class of Schwarzman Scholars. He is one of 151 scholars chosen from more than 3,000 applicants representing 33 countries and 106 universities. The Schwarzman Scholars Program, among the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, brings together the best minds from… Read More

    Dec. 10, 2021

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    John Hall, devoted Vanderbilt alumnus and trustee emeritus, has died

    John R. Hall, BE’55, a champion for education and trustee emeritus whose deep devotion to Vanderbilt earned him the nickname “Kentucky Commodore,” died Nov. 25 in Lexington, Kentucky. He was 88 years old. Hall’s accomplishments at Vanderbilt began on the Commodores football team as the university’s first Academic All-American and… Read More

    Dec. 3, 2021

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    EE student connects with The Wond’ry in designing African language app to connect with native roots

    During his winter break in 2020, sophomore engineering student Wenitte Apiou was struck with an idea that stemmed from his native African roots. In Burkina Faso, West Africa, where Apiou grew up, the national language is French. After moving to the U.S., Apiou realized he hadn’t had the opportunity to… Read More

    Dec. 2, 2021

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    Engineering Professor Yaqiong Xu was a gifted scholar and devoted mentor

    Yaqiong Xu, associate professor of electrical engineering and physics, has died after a long-term illness. She died Oct. 30 in China, where she had returned to be with her family. Yaqiong Xu A celebration of her life will be held Friday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the School of… Read More

    Dec. 2, 2021

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    Vanderbilt engineer leads DARPA project to enable AI machines to gain, share knowledge

    Kolouri wins $1M DARPA grant to investigate AI cooperative lifelong learning A Vanderbilt engineering professor is leading part of an international initiative to create advanced artificial intelligence programs that will enable machines to learn progressively over a lifetime and share those experiences with each other. Researchers hope the technology will… Read More

    Dec. 2, 2021

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    Vanderbilt engineers’ Science paper reviews scope of atomically thin membranes for subatomic separations

    A paper by Vanderbilt engineers that explores the scope to scale up the sizes of atomically thin membranes and their potential use in applications relating to energy, microscopy, and electronics is published in the journal Science. Authors Piran R. Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, Pavan… Read More

    Dec. 1, 2021