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About SOLUTIONS

Mar. 4, 2021—Solutions is published biannually by the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Office of Communications. Editor Pamela Coyle Writers Pamela Coyle, Brenda Ellis, Christopher Rowe, Marissa Shapiro and Spencer Turney Design and Illustration Mary Alice Bernal, Corporate Design Cover Pamela Saxon, Saxon Creative Photographers Mickey Bernal, Daniel Dubois, Steve Green, Joe Howell, Anne Rayner, John Russell...

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Selected Honors and Leadership

Oct. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty are fellows of the following organizations as of Sept. 1, 2020. American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists American Academy of Forensic Sciences American Association for the Advancement of Science American Geophysical Union American Heart Association American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics American Institute of Chemical Engineers American Institute for...

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Research Groups

Oct. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University School of Engineering fosters strong partnerships inside the university and with its research peers. The combination of innovative research, commitment to education, and collaboration with a distinguished medical center creates an invigorating atmosphere for faculty members, research staff, graduate students and undergraduates. Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of...

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Breakthrough in flat optics could transform biomedical imaging and computer vision

Oct. 1, 2020—BIOMEDICAL IMAGING AND BIOPHOTONICS Vanderbilt engineering researchers have developed a first-of-its kind ultrathin filter that processes images at the speed of light and supports direct imaging of an object’s boundaries. Their work marks a significant breakthrough in using optics for image processing and holds transformative potential for applications in biological imaging and computer vision. Digital...

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Imaging team aims small, with a quiet, more portable MRI system

Oct. 1, 2020—A significant component of the cost of an MRI system has been the massive superconducting magnet to produce a strong radiofrequency current and the bulky system that keeps it cool. The magnet for a 3-Tesla scanner, for example, weighs more than 12,000 pounds. Vanderbilt engineers believe it’s time to downsize. A team led by William...

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Administration and Departments

Oct. 1, 2020—ADMINISTRATION Dean Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean philippe.fauchet@vanderbilt.edu (615) 322-0720 Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs E. Duco Jansen duco.jansen@vanderbilt.edu (615) 343-3773 Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education Cynthia Paschal cynthia.paschal@vanderbilt.edu (615) 343-3773 Associate Dean for Research Peter Cummings, John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering peter.cummings@vanderbilt.edu (615) 343-3773 Associate...

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$5 million NSF Convergence project revolutionizes neurodiverse employment through AI

Oct. 1, 2020—REHABILITATION ENGINEERING NSF grant aligns with school’s Inclusion EngineeringSM focus The National Science Foundation has awarded a highly competitive $5 million grant to Vanderbilt University that greatly expands a School of Engineering-led project for creating novel AI technology and tools and platforms that train and support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the workplace. The...

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$14 million to steer I-24 corridor traffic, decrease trips to and from campus and improve air quality

Oct. 1, 2020—ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES U.S. and Tennessee transportation agencies want to make examples of Nashville, Murfreesboro and Vanderbilt—but not in a bad way. Grants totaling $14 million will support development of wide-ranging initiatives, from an AI system to manage a traffic-choked commuter corridor to improved shuttle service and a bike sharing program to encourage more...

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