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November, 2022

New research explores nanotech frontiers to mitigate biological threats and decarbonize transportation

Nov. 8, 2022—Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, recently had two papers appear in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces and ACS Nano that respectively focus on a new approach to filter nanoparticles and explore ways to aid decarbonizing transportation. The paper published August 29, 2022, in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces is about developing one...

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Vice Provost Raghavan named Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Nov. 7, 2022—Padma Raghavan, Vanderbilt University’s vice provost for research and innovation, has been named a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering. The promotion is effective Oct. 25, 2022. Raghavan joined Vanderbilt as a vice provost and professor of computer science in 2016. Before joining Vanderbilt, Raghavan served as the associate vice president...

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Vanderbilt engineering team wins $20,000 Internet of Things (IoT) challenge

Nov. 4, 2022—Four engineering juniors won $20,000 for EcoBuddy, a monitoring device that reports a car’s performance to its driver, and $10,000 in Keysight test equipment to Vanderbilt University. The team placed third in the Keysight Innovation Challenge 2022, sponsored by Keysight Technologies, a Santa Clara, California-based company that manufactures electronics test and measurement equipment and software....

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VISE affiliate receives prestigious NIH award for her research on Alzheimer’s Disease

Nov. 3, 2022—Biomedical engineering doctoral student Sarah Goodale has been awarded a National Institute on Aging Transition to Postdoc Fellowship for her proposed work on investigating fatigue and sleep disturbance symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease and their relationship with functional and structural properties of the brain and intellectual decline. The National Institutes of Health NIA F99/K00 award supports...

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