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New departments answer growing demand in computer science, computational science, electrical engineering

Aug. 18, 2021—Music Row becomes Technology Row The School of Engineering has created two new departments from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to encourage innovation, accommodate enrollment growth, and focus on areas of strategic excellence. The existing degree programs in computer science will be housed in the new Department of Computer Science chaired by...

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Faculty Innovator: Daniel Fabbri demonstrates academic and entrepreneurial prowess

Aug. 12, 2021—By Marissa Shapiro Since his days growing up in Silicon Valley, Daniel Fabbri, assistant professor of biomedical informatics and computer science in the School of Medicine and School of Engineering, respectively, has always been driven to use his academic knowledge to make an impact. “I never wanted to write papers that sit on the shelf,” he...

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CS student’s Microsoft dissertation grant supports her vision disability research

Jul. 16, 2021—Computer science graduate student Haley A. Adams has been awarded a 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant. She is one of 10 recipients in the United States and Canada who are underrepresented in the field of computing and pursuing research aligned to research areas carried out by Microsoft researchers. Microsoft aims to increase the pipeline of...

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Class of 2021: Computer science student helps strengthen nonprofits through infrastructure software

May. 13, 2021—By Brenda Ellis When other kids were playing video games, James Raubenheimer was building them. Later, as a youngster, a game development book inspired him to edit games he’d already built. “It was insanely great. I even got one on the App Store.” James is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics and...

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Student-developed machine-learning techniques make surgeries safer, easier to review

Apr. 12, 2021—Warning: This video has graphic images of surgical procedures. An interdisciplinary fellowship with the Data Science Institute has resulted in a promising machine-learning technology that can effectively track complex surgical activity, thus having the potential to improve patient outcomes, safety and documentation. TingYan Deng TingYan “Nicholas” Deng, a third-year student majoring in computer science, mathematics...

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Thea Henslee: First PhD student in partnership with U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ R&D Center

Apr. 5, 2021—Thea Henslee is an Army civilian in the Corp of Engineers, a computer scientist, and a doctoral student in the School of Engineering. She is the first service member to enter a Vanderbilt engineering Ph.D. program within a partnership agreement between the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ Research and Development Center and the Vanderbilt University School...

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Vanderbilt engineering school, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ R&D Center enter educational partnership to enhance collaborations

Mar. 30, 2021—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center have entered an educational partnership agreement that will link top-tier experts from Vanderbilt and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The purpose of the ERDC’s Educational Partnership Agreement is to encourage education in science, mathematics, engineering, and professional areas of...

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Data Science Institute hosts AI for conservation expert in March 19 virtual event

Mar. 12, 2021—A virtual discussion, “Trustworthy AI for Wildlife Conservation: AI and Humans Combating Extinction Together,” will take place on March 19 at 2 p.m. CT. Registration is required. The discussion is hosted by the Vanderbilt Data Science Institute. Artificial intelligence is increasingly the foundation of decisions big and small, affecting the lives of individuals and the...

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