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Nashville offers new civil engineering professor ideal place to research traffic issues

Oct. 26, 2017—Daniel Work can’t think of a better place to research traffic issues than Nashville. He’s bringing his expertise on applying cyber-physical systems—the combination of physical systems with technological advances—to transportation to a city that adds roughly 85 new residents per day. The associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, who joins the engineering faculty in...

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New facility devoted to multiscale modeling opens on Music Row

Sep. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Engineering has established a unique research facility focusing on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation. MuMS is home to four faculty members and their research groups. An Open House and inaugural MuMS Seminar Oct. 9 will celebrate the recent creation of the space located on Nashville’s historic Music Row. Multiscale modeling involves the...

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CEE senior continues award-winning research in graduate school

Sep. 17, 2013—Two months before graduating with a degree in civil engineering Mason Hickman earned two awards at the 2013 Southeastern Section Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education for his research on portable structures capable of withstanding blasts from explosives. Hickman, from Bountiful, Utah, participated in the annual ASEE student poster competition in March, capturing...

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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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