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Dean Galloway meets with Sen. Bob Corker to discuss governmental support for engineering education

Feb. 27, 2008—VUSE Dean Kenneth Galloway, joined by engineering students and deans from across the state, met with Senator Bob Corker in his Washington, D.C., office on February 27 to discuss the future of engineering education in Tennessee. Among the topics of discussion was government funding of university engineering programs. Front row, from left to right: Dr....

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Alumni News

Vanderbilt engineers part of $2.8 million grant to link war fighters to global information grid

Feb. 4, 2008—A computer freeze-up in the office is a hassle. In a fighter jet peppered with enemy fire, it’s a crisis. Getting the increasingly large and complex systems people have come to rely on to interface and interact without shutting down has been the focus of engineering professor Doug Schmidt’s career. As part of a recent...

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research

Klein Keynote Speaker at STEM Think Tank 2008

Feb. 4, 2008—Stacy Klein, associate dean for outreach at Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering and associate professor of the practice of biomedical engineering, gave the keynote speech at the STEM Think Tank 2008. Eighty-five leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for girls participated in the conference, which took place Jan. 31- Feb.1, 2008, at Nashville’s Harpeth...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News

Jaeger’s team finishes 16th in class in Rolex 24

Jan. 27, 2008—  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Cincinnati’s Brad Jaeger, BE’07, competed well in the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, Feb. 2-3. He crossed the finish line in 16th place in the top class, Daytona Prototype, the team’s Kodak Doran Ford. “My first two stints were pretty uneventful,” Jaeger said. “I was the first driver to...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News

Prof. Li edits new reference book on micro-, nanofluidics

Jan. 22, 2008—A new reference book on microfluidics and nanofluidics, edited by Dongqing Li, the H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt, is scheduled for release in May by Springer Publishers in New York. The three-volume, 2,900-page Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics contains more than 1,600 illustrations and 750 entries by more than 250 internationally...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News Research

John Wikswo named Fellow of the IEEE

Jan. 18, 2008—John P. Wikswo, Gordon A. Cain University Professor and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. According to the IEEE, the award recognizes “unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred by the board of directors on a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research

Karsai to create advanced software for DARPA

Dec. 20, 2007—Gabor Karsai, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Vanderbilt, and a team of researchers have been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create advanced software development tools and processes that meet changing military needs. The researchers will work on adapting large-scale software systems to address emerging threats such as...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research

DENSO gift powers new biodiesel testing facility

Dec. 12, 2007—  The Vanderbilt School of Engineering will soon have a new state-of-the art biodiesel testing facility, thanks to a $100,000 gift from the DENSO North America Foundation. Beginning in the fall of 2008, students from various engineering disciplines will use the Vanderbilt Multi-User Biodiesel Engine Test Facility to investigate diesel engine performance parameters and test...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News Research

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