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Notable neuroscientist is keynote speaker for Vanderbilt’s 11th annual surgery and engineering symposium

Nov. 28, 2022—The Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering is taking advantage of a five-day annual meeting in Nashville of the American Epilepsy Society by inviting two notable doctors to the VISE December seminar and symposium series. Dr. Martha Morell will deliver the Dec. 7 keynote address during the VISE 11th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium,...

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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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Engineering researcher Catie Chang harnesses the power of computational analysis to gain new insights into how the brain works

Oct. 27, 2022—Advances in neuroimaging over the past 25 years have ushered in nothing short of a revolution in technology for understanding the human brain. These new technologies have opened broad vistas for scientists, from being able to pinpoint regions of the brain responsible for various functions and behaviors to targeting new treatments for illnesses ranging from...

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Executive Council established to lead engineering institute

Sep. 21, 2022—An Executive Council of senior engineering leaders has been created to oversee governance of the School of Engineering’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems. “A substantial rise in the number of affiliated faculty, professional research staff, and students as well as growing significance of the Institute’s core research areas made it necessary to establish a governance...

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Caldwell, Landman win Chancellor’s Award for Research

Sep. 2, 2022—Engineering professors Joshua Caldwell and Bennett Landman won a Chancellor’s Award for Research at the 2022 Fall Faculty Assembly. Vanderbilt faculty marking 25 years of service to the university also were recognized, including five engineering professors. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver and the Faculty Senate celebrated faculty achievements and...

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New teaching faculty add industry experience, academic expertise to engineering school

Sep. 1, 2022—Seven new teaching faculty members have joined the Vanderbilt School of Engineering for the 2022-2023 academic year, bringing industry experience—including from NASA and FedEx—as well as academic expertise, to enhance the classroom experience. “The newest members of our teaching faculty add a combination of real-world experience and academic expertise to further strengthen Vanderbilt’s distinguished instructional...

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Vanderbilt engineering professor killed in West Virginia helicopter crash

Jun. 27, 2022—Kevin Warren, research associate professor of electrical engineering, died Wednesday, June 22, in a helicopter crash in the West Virginia mountains. Warren, 51, was one of six passengers on a tour aboard a Vietnam era Bell UH-1B Huey chopper during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts where he served as a...

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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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