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Reed elected to serve on NPSS Adcom

Dec. 7, 2010—Robert Reed, associate professor of electrical engineering, has been elected as one of three representatives from the Radiation Effects Technical Committee to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Administrative Committee, effective Jan. 1, 2011, for a four-year term. Reed is a Fellow of the School of Engineering’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics. ISDE...

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Nashville is host to IEEE international conference on humanoid robots

Dec. 6, 2010—The 2010 IEEE-Robotics and Automation Society’s (RAS) international conference on humanoid robots opens today and continues through Wednesday in Nashville. The theme is Intelligent and Dependable Humanoid Robots, reflecting growing interests in developing intelligent robots that can interact with humans to improve quality of life. Kazuhiko Kawamura, professor of electrical engineering and director of Center...

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Distinguished alum Thomas Yount Jr. was technology leader

Dec. 2, 2010—Thomas L. Yount Jr., a longtime leader at a global technology firm, died Dec. 2 in Nashville. He was 82. Yount served with the U.S. Navy in World War II and returned to Tennessee to enter Vanderbilt University. He earned a B.S. in engineering in 1952, graduating with honors. He worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation...

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6 awards in 3 years: SMART

Dec. 2, 2010—A U.S. Department of Defense program has top engineering and science students all over the country competing for a select few scholarships – and Vanderbilt engineering students have claimed six of them in three years. The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program provides full tuition, book fees, health benefits, paid...

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Expert on impact of technology on society to speak Dec. 6

Nov. 30, 2010—David Weinberger, a noted expert on the increasing impact of technology on business and society, will speak at The Commons on Dec. 6. Weinberger is the author of The Cluetrain Manifesto and Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder. Weinberger is also an NPR commentator, technology columnist, weblogging pioneer and dot com...

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Fitzpatrick named Fellow of the IEEE

Nov. 29, 2010—J. Michael Fitzpatrick, professor of computer science and computer engineering, has been named a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) by the Board of Directors at its November 2010 meeting, effective Jan. 1, 2011. According to the IEEE, the award recognizes “unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred by the...

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Professor chats about AI at local Science Cafe

Nov. 28, 2010—Kazuhiko Kawamura chatted about artificial intelligence with 15 people at Fido Cafe in Hillsboro Village over cups of coffee and the din of surrounding customers. Kawamura, professor of electrical and computer engineering in the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University, was the speaker at the Nov. 18 Science Café, a program of Nashville’s Adventure Science...

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Malin lands Presidential Early Career Award

Nov. 28, 2010—Vanderbilt University’s Bradley Malin, Ph.D., has received a presidential honor for his pioneering approaches for managing and protecting the privacy of electronic health records and research data. Malin, research assistant professor of Computer Science and assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics, is one of 85 recipients of this year’s Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and...

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