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March, 2023

Engineering group goes to Israel to study water recycling leader’s operations, research

Mar. 9, 2023—  Engineering professors and students will spend their 2023 spring break in Israel to learn about the country’s water recycling programs and bring those lessons back to share with Sterling Ranch, a 21st century sustainable city south of Denver, Colorado, that has doubled as a training site and test bed for Vanderbilt students and professors...

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Engineering Professor Hiba Baroud selected for Global Young Academy

Mar. 7, 2023—Hiba Baroud, A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation Faculty Fellow and associate chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected for membership in the Global Young Academy. She joins the world’s top 200 young researchers and professionals to contribute innovative and creative solutions that address critical global challenges. The GYA’s...

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Vanderbilt students win best paper awards at SPIE international medical imaging forum

Mar. 7, 2023—Four Vanderbilt engineering students working in the fields of computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and biomedical engineering won best paper awards out of hundreds of papers presented at the 2023 SPIE Medical Imaging conference held Feb. 19-23 in San Diego. SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics and the week-long conference showcases...

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Vanderbilt engineer and medtech global leader Krista Donaldson to discuss public health inequities, better products and solutions

Mar. 6, 2023—Engineering school’s Chambers Lecture is April 4 at the Wond’ry Vanderbilt engineering alumna, designer, author and entrepreneur Krista Donaldson has addressed global health inequities through the design and scaling of disruptive medical devices that treated more 1.8M patients, mostly children and young people, in 80 countries. Now, she directs Innovation to Impact at Stanford University’s...

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Somtochukwu Dimobi Okoye, BE’19, creates allyships to help others realize their potential

Mar. 3, 2023—By Amy Wolf When Somto Dimobi Okoye, BE’19, was growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, her mother would open their home to people who needed help—instilling a philosophy of building strength and community through a tightly woven support system. “Even if we had one piece of chicken, she’d cut that chicken into 13 equal pieces,” Okoye...

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