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Smith’s spinal cord imaging work lauded

Jan. 10, 2019—In recognition of his research contributions to improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods for detecting and quantifying spinal cord damage, Seth Smith, associate professor of radiology and radiological sciences, biomedical engineering, and ophthalmology and visual sciences, was recently awarded a 2018 Distinguished Investigator Award by the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research (ARR). Seth...

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Chemical engineering senior named Fulbright Scholar

May. 3, 2018—Chemical engineering senior Marie Armbruster has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Galicia, Spain, from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Armbruster will support the teaching of English in local plurilingual schools. Armbruster is one of more than 1,900 Americans who will conduct research, teach English,...

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Robinson, Kosson garner major honors from chancellor at fall faculty assembly

Aug. 26, 2016—Two School of Engineering faculty members collected top honors from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Aug. 25 fall faculty assembly, earning awards for efforts that advance understanding of diversity and for outstanding scholarship and research. The newly established Chancellor’s Research Awards for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion recognize excellence in research, scholarship or creative expression that...

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Student wins grand prize in 2013 international travel video contest

Dec. 20, 2013—Khairul Kamarulzaman has taken advantage semester and holiday breaks at Vanderbilt to travel west and east, north and south across United States. A short video that features some of his travel adventures and introduces a unique project recently captured’s grand prize – worth $4,000 – and a $1,000 viewer’s choice award for the most...

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Ten faculty members recognized for 25 years of service

Aug. 24, 2012—Ten engineering faculty members were recognized today for 25 years of service by Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos at the Fall Faculty Assembly: Mark D. Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Environmental Management Studies (VCEMS) Bharat L. Bhuva, professor of electrical engineering and computer engineering, and director of graduate...

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Student rocket scientists honored after launch meet at NASA’s Marshall Flight Center

Apr. 10, 2010—More than 300 students on 31 teams, representing middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities in 18 states, vied to see whose rocket could come closest to the 1-mile altitude goal and safely return to Earth an on-board science payload in April during the 2009-2010 NASA Student Launch Projects rocketry challenge. The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club...

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