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Doctoral student Alexandra Leamy wins P.E.O. Scholar Award

Apr. 22, 2013—Alexandra Leamy, a Ph.D student in chemical and biomolecular engineering, is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter EV in Cincinnati, Ohio. Leamy’s research focus is type-2 diabetes and obesity, and she works with assistant professor Jamey Young in the...

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MIT chemical engineer to deliver 2013 Tis Lahiri Memorial Seminar April 15

Apr. 10, 2013—Karen K. Gleason, the Alexander and I. Michael Kasser Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2013 Tis Lahiri Memorial Seminar at Vanderbilt University. The seminar is sponsored by the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and will be held Monday, April 15, at 3:10 p.m. in Stevenson Center...

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Director of German nanosciences institute is NanoDay! keynote speaker

Oct. 16, 2012—Research seminars, poster presentations part of Oct. 24 event The director of a nanosciences institute in Dresden, Germany, is the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum Oct. 24 at Vanderbilt University. The Forum and NanoDay! activities are sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) and the Interdisciplinary...

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