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  • Vanderbilt University

    Three engineering faculty win Vanderbilt grants to support early-stage pioneering research

    Left to right, Todd Giorgio, BME; David Hyde, CS; and Robert Pitz, ME. Three engineering faculty members have received grants to support the early stages of pioneering research projects identified as likely candidates for further funding from federal, foundation and industry sponsors. Spring 2022 Seeding Success Grants… Read More

    Jun. 29, 2022

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    Three engineering students receive awards for humanitarian projects this summer

    Three engineering undergraduates have received awards from the Nichols Humanitarian Fund to work on humanitarian projects during the summer academic break. The Nichols Humanitarian Fund is a companion scholarship fund to the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal and 32 Vanderbilt students received awards in 2022. Westin Bate is a biomedical engineering… Read More

    Jun. 28, 2022

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    Vanderbilt engineering professor killed in West Virginia helicopter crash

    Kevin Warren, research associate professor of electrical engineering, died Wednesday, June 22, in a helicopter crash in the West Virginia mountains. Kevin Warren Warren, 51, was one of six passengers on a tour aboard a Vietnam era Bell UH-1B Huey chopper during its last planned flight at an annual reunion… Read More

    Jun. 27, 2022

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    Charleson Bell named to Harvard Business School 2022 Young American Leaders

    Charleson Bell, research assistant professor of biomedical engineering and director of biomedical innovation, biodesign and I-Corps at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, has been selected by Global Action Platform for the Young American Leaders Program at Harvard… Read More

    Jun. 22, 2022

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    Two engineering faculty members named 2022 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

    Engineering professors John T. Wilson and Karl Zelik join 11 outstanding faculty members from across the university as the 2022 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The cohort comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty. “Vanderbilt’s faculty drive the pathbreaking research and transformative education that set our university apart,” Chancellor Daniel Diermeier… Read More

    Jun. 15, 2022

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    Vanderbilt rocket team earns 2022 NASA Student Launch Project Award

    The 2021-22 Vanderbilt Aerospace Design Laboratory Rocket Team with their rocket Get Sifty at the NASA Launch Competition at Bragg Farms, Toney, Alabama April 23, 2022. L-R (with career placements): Sebastian Bond (Vanderbilt), Ozgur Orun (UC Berkeley), Marissa Schwarz (Deloitte), Thomas Colicci (Vanderbilt), Ethan Mayer (Vanderbilt), Zachary Friedman (Avascent), Brian… Read More

    Jun. 14, 2022

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    Kidambi wins Department of Energy Early Career funding for isotope separation research

    Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been selected to receive funding for research as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. The program is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional… Read More

    Jun. 8, 2022

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    Mechanical Engineering Professor Emeritus George Hahn dies

    George Thomas Hahn, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, died June 7, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee. Funeral services will be held June 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. The service will be streamed online. George Hahn Hahn served the Vanderbilt School of Engineering for 18 years with distinction until… Read More

    Jun. 8, 2022

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    Vanderbilt’s tech boot camps surpass 1,000 graduates

    Vanderbilt University’s tech boot camps have surpassed 1,000 graduates who are ready to compete for jobs in an information technology industry that is continuing to expand in Tennessee and nationwide. In 2019, the Vanderbilt School of Engineering teamed with the Owen Graduate School of Management and with Trilogy Education Services to… Read More

    Jun. 6, 2022

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    Engineering doctoral student is Vanderbilt’s first recipient of Rabi Young Investigator Award

    Abitha Srinivas’ work to improve image quality in portable MRI systems with minimal passive shielding could reduce the reliance on shielded rooms and allow for truly portable and more accessible MRI. Vanderbilt engineering graduate student Sai Abitha Srinivas received the I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award at the 2022 meeting of… Read More

    Jun. 3, 2022