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Grad student wins first place in DOE fuel cycle research competition

Jul. 15, 2013—Lyndsey Morgan Fyffe, a doctoral student in environmental engineering, has been awarded a first place prize in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition. Fyffe’s award is in the category of energy policy, and her award-winning research paper, “Developing Operational Safety Performance Measures for Nuclear Chemical Facilities,” was presented at...

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Simaan receives award for best conference paper at international medical imaging forum

Sep. 10, 2012—Nabil Simaan, associate professor of mechanical engineering, received second place for best conference paper at the 2012 SPIE Medical Imaging conference in San Diego, Calif. for his submission, “Enabling technologies for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (N.O.T.E.S) using robotically guided elasticity imaging.” The SPIE Medical Imaging meeting is the internationally recognized premier forum for reporting...

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Mahadevan receives 2012 best paper award from military research journal

Jul. 18, 2012—Sankaran Mahadevan, John R. Murray Professor of Engineering, has received a 2012 best paper award from the Military Operations Research Journal, a publication of the Military Operations Research Society, for the 2011 submission, “A System of Systems Approach for Effects-Based Operational Planning Under Uncertainty.” Additional authors are Mark P. McDonald, adjunct professor of civil and...

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Valdastri receives best paper award at international computer aided surgery conference in Italy

Jul. 3, 2012—Pietro Valdastri, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and member of the Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (ViSE), was awarded with the OLYMPUS ISCAS Best Paper Award at the 16th Annual Conference of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery (ISCAS) June 30 in Pisa, Italy. The paper – “Remote active magnetic actuation for a...

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Goldfarb team wins best paper award at ICORR 2009

Jun. 30, 2009—Mechanical engineering professor Michael Goldfarb and his team at VanderbiltUniversity received the IEEE-Best Paper Award at ICORR 2009 in Kyoto, Japan, at the 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics June 23-26. After an extensive selection process, the prize for Best Paper Award was given to the authors of “Self-Contained Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthesis: Initial Evaluation on...

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ISIS Investigators win DATE Best Paper Award

Nov. 4, 2007—Professors and an alumnus of Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) will receive a Best Paper Award at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) in Munich in March 2008. Kai Chen, a former ISIS graduate student currently with Motorola Research, and Vanderbilt Professors Janos Sztipanovits and Sandeep Neema co-authored...

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