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Outstanding graduates recognized at 2018 Commencement Reception

May. 10, 2018—Awards and honors were presented by Dean Philippe Fauchet May 10, 2018, to seniors at the School of Engineering’s annual Commencement Reception. Crystal Marie Loehman, from Downers Grove, Illinois, is the recipient of the 2018 Founder’s Medal for the School of Engineering. She graduated May 11 with a bachelor of engineering in chemical engineering with...

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2018 senior design project winners announced

May. 10, 2018—READ MORE:  With innovation in abundance, Design Day dazzles  April 27, 2018 More than 60 capstone engineering projects were on display at the Student Life Center for the school’s annual showcase – Design Day – on April 23. Judges selected the following winners: The Thomas G. Arnold Prizes for Biomedical Engineering Systems Design and Research...

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Dean presents 2017-2018 faculty, staff and student research awards

May. 8, 2018—Dean Philippe Fauchet announced May 8 the promotions of seven engineering faculty members at the final faculty meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year and presented four awards at a reception following the meeting. Five faculty members have been promoted to the rank of professor: Aniruddha Gokhale, computer science and computer engineering; David Merryman, biomedical engineering;...

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Engineering students anchor 2017-18 NCAA championship bowling team

May. 7, 2018—It’s got math, physics, logic, precision and a nice slice of art. No surprise, then, that engineering students comprised more than a third of the 11-person roster on Vanderbilt’s 2017-18 NCAA Champion bowling team. The team clinched the title in April, its second national championship since Head Coach John Williamson started the program in 2004-05. Just...

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I-Corps training supports commercialization of NSF-funded research

May. 5, 2018—Even as an undergraduate majoring in chemical engineering, Lara Jazmin, PhD’15, had a deep interest in applying math and science to real-world problems. She found a golden opportunity to do just that as a graduate student when she started working in the laboratory of Jamey Young, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Vanderbilt....

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Chemical engineering senior named Fulbright Scholar

May. 3, 2018—Chemical engineering senior Marie Armbruster has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Galicia, Spain, from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Armbruster will support the teaching of English in local plurilingual schools. Armbruster is one of more than 1,900 Americans who will conduct research, teach English,...

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With innovation in abundance, Design Day dazzles

Apr. 27, 2018—Knowing only the project title, they wanted in. “Mid-flight Drone Refueling” hooked them. Hundreds of hours later, the team of three electrical engineering seniors and four mechanical engineering seniors had a suggestion or two for future capstone design teams. Be ambitious – but expect to underestimate the project’s complexity and the time it requires. “We...

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From 3-D printed bones to refueling drones, check out Design Day April 23

Apr. 8, 2018—With the start of each new academic year, engineering seniors don’t get the luxury of easing in to their capstone design projects. Discussion of potential projects and the rigorous process begins with the first or second meeting of the two-semester course. Sponsors and professors present project needs and, depending on the department, students rank their...

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