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Vanderbilt Engineering is 36th in 2022 ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Sep. 13, 2021—The Vanderbilt School of Engineering is No. 36 in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges rankings released today. The school rose one spot from 2021 and is tied with Arizona State University, Brown University, North Carolina State, University of Notre Dame and the University of Virginia. MIT is ranked No. 1. In the spring...

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Vanderbilt, TDOT partner to make 6 miles of I-24 the world’s smartest roadway

Sep. 2, 2021—Project to test automated vehicles, use 3D image processing, improve traffic flow Dan Work, associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, leads the technical element in collaboration with Vanderbilt, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, and transportation consulting firm Gresham Smith to build the smartest roadway in the world along a six-mile stretch of I-24. The...

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Charles Stephenson was former chair of electrical engineering department

Sep. 1, 2021—Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Charles V. (Chuck) Stephenson II, died July 25, 2021, in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 96. Stephenson earned a bachelor’s, ’48, master’s, ’49, and a Ph.D., ’52, in physics at Vanderbilt. He worked at Sandia National Laboratory, doing research in the then-new field of solid-state physics. After leaving Sandia, he...

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Ndukaife, Wilson win a Chancellor’s Award for Research at 2021 Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 26, 2021—Justus Ndukaife and John Wilson are among five Vanderbilt professors who won a Chancellor’s Award for Research at the 2021 Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 26, 2021, where Chancellor Daniel Diermeier shared his priorities and aspirations for the new academic year and presented some of the university’s highest honors. Engineering professors Ted Bapty, Akos Ledeczi, Sandra Rosenthal...

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New NSF university-industry center includes Vanderbilt space radiation effects and nanophotonics researchers

Aug. 25, 2021—EPICA anticipated to reach $5M in funding through support from industry, government agencies Vanderbilt engineering researchers are part of a team that will lead a new five-year Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program in integrated photonics for aerospace applications that is anticipated to reach $5 million in funding. Electronic-Photonic Integrated Circuits for Aerospace is a collaborative...

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Vanderbilt’s silent CubeSat awakens 6 months after launch

Aug. 19, 2021—Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation, or AMSAT, volunteers have established communications with RadFxSat-2, a small CubeSat that had been silent since it deployed in a Virgin Orbit launch Jan. 17, 2021. That day, the California-based company successfully deployed 10 CubeSats selected by NASA as part of the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative. Nine them were designed, built...

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New departments answer growing demand in computer science, computational science, electrical engineering

Aug. 18, 2021—Music Row becomes Technology Row The School of Engineering has created two new departments from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to encourage innovation, accommodate enrollment growth, and focus on areas of strategic excellence. The existing degree programs in computer science will be housed in the new Department of Computer Science chaired by...

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