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Two engineering faculty members named 2022 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Jun. 15, 2022—Engineering professors John T. Wilson and Karl Zelik join 11 outstanding faculty members from across the university as the 2022 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The cohort comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty. “Vanderbilt’s faculty drive the pathbreaking research and transformative education that set our university apart,” Chancellor Daniel Diermeier said. “The Chancellor Faculty Fellows program...

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Vanderbilt rocket team earns 2022 NASA Student Launch Project Award

Jun. 14, 2022—The Vanderbilt rocket team won the coveted NASA Student Launch Project Review Award for the best documentation of the project progress through 2021-2022. The national Student Launch rocketry competition was held in April and results were announced June 3. This is Vanderbilt’s 15th year to participate in the annual NASA event and teams have won the...

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Kidambi wins Department of Energy Early Career funding for isotope separation research

Jun. 8, 2022—Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been selected to receive funding for research as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. The program is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career period, when many scientists conduct...

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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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Engineering doctoral student is Vanderbilt’s first recipient of Rabi Young Investigator Award

Jun. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt engineering graduate student Sai Abitha Srinivas received the I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award at the 2022 meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, held May 7-12 in London. This award is recognition for her work to improve image quality in portable MRI systems with minimal passive shielding that could reduce the...

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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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Two-time NBA champion Damian Jones graduates with Vanderbilt engineering degree

May. 19, 2022—Compiled from KINGS NEWS, By Marina Drab Sacramento Kings center Damian Jones is the latest in the NBA brotherhood to graduate from college, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering this past weekend. ⚓️ Special graduation shoutout to @dameology‼️ The NBA hooper walked across the stage and secured his Vandy diploma today....

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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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