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Q&A: Entrepreneur’s favorite virtue is eternal optimism

Mar. 5, 2015—Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lectureship is March 16 Jonn Kim, founder and CEO of Geeks and Nerds Corporation (GaN) in Huntsville, Alabama, will deliver the School of Engineering’s Spring 2015 Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lectureship at 4:10 p.m. Monday, March 16, in Jacobs Believed In Me Auditorium, Featheringill Hall 134. A reception will follow in Adams Atrium....

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Vanderbilt researchers’ work passes computing society’s test of time

Nov. 13, 2014—Ten years ago Vanderbilt researchers published a paper that has passed the test of time. This year, the Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys)  introduced a new Test of Time Award at its 12th annual  event held in Nov. 3-6 in Memphis, Tenn. SenSys is the premiere wireless sensor network conference organized by the...

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Game theory can help predict crime before it occurs

Oct. 20, 2014—About a decade ago, the hit movie Minority Report featured a police force that could predict crimes and swoop in before they happened. That kind of crime fighting may not be far off if a team headed by Eugene Vorobeychik, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering, has its way. While the movie cops...

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Two Vanderbilt engineers named 2014 IEEE Fellows

Dec. 6, 2013—Two faculty members at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering have been named fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Gautam Biswas, professor of computer science and computer engineering, and Robert Reed, professor of electrical engineering, were announced this month as recipients of one of the association’s highest honors. The grade of fellow...

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Army captain ‘honors’ Vanderbilt as Bronze Star Medal recipient

Apr. 11, 2013—U.S. Army Capt. Gabriel ‘Gabe’ Surratt, a 2004 computer engineering graduate, wasted little time after receiving his Bronze Star Medal to find a way to honor his alma mater. Capt. Surratt, who worked with the House Armed Services Committee and is currently working in the Pentagon where he is assigned to the Deputy Chief of...

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