Skip to main content

News Sidebar Category

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....

Read more


‘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...

Read more


Philippe Fauchet to conclude deanship of Vanderbilt School of Engineering in 2023

May. 18, 2022—Philippe Fauchet (Vanderbilt University) Philippe Fauchet, who has led the School of Engineering through a decade of significant and strategic growth in research collaborations, academic programs, endowed chairs, faculty and student recruitment and more, will step down as dean effective June 30, 2023. Fauchet, the Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering and professor of...

Read more


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....

Read more


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;...

Read more


Army Futures Command awards Pathfinder seed funding to Tonia Rex and Doug Adams

May. 2, 2022—by Jenna Somers  Two Vanderbilt professors were awarded Pathfinder seed funding for a project that could benefit soldiers by optimizing their neurological performance through suggested behavior protocol and by improving aircraft design and equipment to reduce the effects of in-flight vibration and percussion.  The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory and the Civil-Military Innovation Institute...

Read more


Freshman engineering student earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

May. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt freshman Evelyn Marx has been selected as a SMART Scholar by the U.S. Department of Defense. The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Award is designed to enhance the DoD workforce with “talented, innovative and brilliant scientists, engineers and researchers” by supporting students like Marx, an electrical engineering and physics major from Columbus, Ohio....

Read more


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...

Read more