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Wond’ry recognized as Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center

Oct. 25, 2018—The Wond’ry was named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center at the annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference, held last week in Chicago. The Wond’ry opened in 2016 as Vanderbilt University’s epicenter for innovation, creative collaboration and entrepreneurship. “This award is truly an honor and a testament to the incredible amount of hard work and effort that...

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Reinhart-King receives the inaugural BMES Mid-Career Award

Oct. 25, 2018—Cynthia A. Reinhart-King, a nationally recognized cellular bioengineer, is the inaugural recipient of the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Mid-Career Award. Reinhart-King delivered the award lecture Saturday, Oct. 20, at the BMES 2018 Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Reinhart-King received the 2010 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award and she is the only person to have received two of...

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BME student and Melodore gets advanced course in violin making

Oct. 15, 2018—Shaan Ramaprasad is quite pleased with his new violin and not only because he likes the sound – which is much more full and rich than it was three months ago. Ramaprasad, a senior in biomedical engineering, began playing violin at age four. He admits he hated it for at least four years but then...

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Summer program exposes 80+ engineering undergraduates to research immersion

Oct. 15, 2018—More than 80 engineering undergraduate students spent 10 weeks immersed in research projects that spanned all departments and focus areas, experiences that in some cases have changed planned career paths. A record number of students took part in the Summer Research Program, which undergraduates and their faculty mentors say provides opportunities they cannot get in...

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BME postdoc joins Academic Pathways fellowship program

Oct. 2, 2018—A biomedical engineer who has specialized in developing affordable, portable and rapid point-of-care glucose management devices is in the second cohort of fellows in Vanderbilt’s Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship program. The program serves as a bridge between academic training and entry-level faculty positions with a particular emphasis on scholars with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The second...

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Engineering school announces six faculty appointments

Oct. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering announces the appointment of a senior faculty member and five junior faculty members representing biomedical, civil, and computer science departments. Audrey Ellerbee Bowden is an associate professor of biomedical engineering. She joins the School of Engineering as a tenured professor from Stanford University where she was a member of...

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Watson Room opening, Hall Lecture mark two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt

Sep. 12, 2018—Vanderbilt will open the Watson Room at the Wond’ry, and IBM Vice President Robert Sutor will give the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture, as part of a two-day celebration of IBM support at Vanderbilt University Sept. 19–20. Vanderbilt will open the Watson Room beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19,...

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Engineering is 38th in 2019 ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Sep. 10, 2018—The Vanderbilt School of Engineering is No. 38 in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges rankings released today. The school is tied with Arizona State University, Brown University, University of Virginia, and Washington University-St. Louis. MIT is ranked No. 1. The U.S. News rankings of the 206 undergraduate engineering programs accredited by ABET, and where...

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