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Two Vanderbilt projects showcased at SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO

Jun. 12, 2014—Last year, the White House launched its “SmartAmerica” challenge. The basic idea was to identify research projects that illustrate how the increasing integration of computers with physical systems – sometimes called the ‘internet of things’ – can improve US competitiveness by creating new jobs and business opportunities that in turn will boost economic growth and...

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NSF grant to help engineers accelerate development of medical capsule robots

Dec. 6, 2012—Four Vanderbilt School of Engineering faculty members have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create new tools, including a web-based modeling and simulation infrastructure, intended to help speed up the development of miniature medical capsule robots. The four-year project – Cyber-Physical Systems: Integrated Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis of Miniature...

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