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Three engineering students receive awards for humanitarian projects this summer

Jun. 28, 2022—Three engineering undergraduates have received awards from the Nichols Humanitarian Fund to work on humanitarian projects during the summer academic break. The Nichols Humanitarian Fund is a companion scholarship fund to the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal and 32 Vanderbilt students received awards in 2022. Westin Bate is a biomedical engineering major, ’23, from Gross Pointe Farms, Michigan....

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Vanderbilt’s tech boot camps surpass 1,000 graduates

Jun. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University’s tech boot camps have surpassed 1,000 graduates who are ready to compete for jobs in an information technology industry that is continuing to expand in Tennessee and nationwide. In 2019, the Vanderbilt School of Engineering teamed with the Owen Graduate School of Management and with Trilogy Education Services to create boot camps in coding,...

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Rising engineering senior named 2022 Goldwater Scholar

May. 26, 2022—Rising engineering senior Ethan Nguyen has been named a 2022 Barry A. Goldwater Scholar. He joins rising seniors Alexandra Duncan, Andrew Hanna, and 2021 scholar and fellow rising senior Joseph Sexton for a new Vanderbilt institutional record of four current Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholarship is the nation’s most competitive scholarship for undergraduate STEM students who...

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‘Retrocomputing’ exhibit showcases the dynamic history of the personal computer

May. 19, 2022—The interactive “Retrocomputing” exhibit is on display at the Science and Engineering Library through the end of 2022. Retrocomputing, a new exhibit in the Science and Engineering Library, showcases the remarkable series of breakthroughs that took place during the early days of personal computing. All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to learn about...

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Dean Fauchet recognizes outstanding 2022 engineering graduates

May. 12, 2022—Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering, has announced outstanding 2022 engineering graduates, school and department award recipients. Shubham Gulati of Edmond, Oklahoma, is Founder’s Medalist for the School of Engineering. Long Viet Than of Hanoi, Vietnam, will lead 2022 engineering undergraduates to their Commencement seats as the School of Engineering’s Banner Bearer....

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Dean Fauchet presents 2021-2022 faculty, staff and student research awards

May. 10, 2022—Dean Philippe Fauchet announced the promotions of five engineering faculty members at the final School of Engineering faculty meeting of the 2021-2022 academic year and presented four awards at a reception following the May 10 meeting. Three faculty members have been promoted to the rank of professor: Joshua Caldwell, mechanical engineering, effective Aug. 16, 2022;...

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Nineteen engineering students awarded prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Apr. 29, 2022—Biomedical engineering nets more than any BME department in the country with 10 Sixteen engineering graduate students have been awarded a highly competitive government-funded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Three engineering undergraduate students also received NSF fellowships. NSF Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 allowance for tuition and fees...

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Engineering senior Yousef Abu-Salah selected for Keegan Traveling Fellowship

Apr. 25, 2022—Yousef Abu-Salah, a member of Vanderbilt’s Class of 2022, had been named a Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellow for 2022–2023. The Keegan Fellowship aims to enhance the development of future leaders through world travel and experiential learning. The fellowship provides graduating Vanderbilt seniors with the opportunity to pursue an idea or issue they are passionate...

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