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August, 2022

Biomedical Engineering scholar Brett Byram named as a Senior Member of global optics and photonics society, SPIE

Aug. 11, 2022—Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Brett Byram, joins a group of 77 international scholars who were named Senior Members of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in August. Byram’s research specializes in improving the imaging quality of ultrasound technology, which is a relatively low-cost, highly versatile diagnostic tool. He runs the Biomedical...

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Vanderbilt research on nuclear safety offers new pathways for clean energy, leads to industry awards

Aug. 10, 2022—Two leading energy companies that used a Vanderbilt-pioneered process to develop safer nuclear reactors received a prestigious technology award from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in June. A team led by Steve Krahn, professor of the practice of nuclear environmental engineering, worked in collaboration with EPRI to develop a “safety-in-design” methodology that was adopted...

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Vanderbilt’s Frist Center for Autism & Innovation wins NSF grant to support neurodiverse engineering students in their education, careers

Aug. 4, 2022—The Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Frist Center for Autism & Innovation, working in partnership with Fisk University, has won a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a system of programs to support neurodiverse students in engineering majors and careers. The Autism Self-advocacy Center for Equity and Neurodiversity in Engineering (A-SCENE) at...

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