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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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Three elected to College of Fellows of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Mar. 10, 2021—Three Vanderbilt University faculty have been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). They are: Cynthia Paschal, PhD, senior associate dean for Undergraduate Education and associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiological Sciences. Brad Malin, PhD, professor of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Computer Science, vice...

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Vanderbilt announces launch of new data science minor in fall 2021

Jan. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt University has announced the addition of an undergraduate minor in data science beginning with the fall 2021 term. Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs (Vanderbilt University) Driven by the growing interest on the part of the data science community at Vanderbilt for an undergraduate program in data science, the Data...

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Vanderbilt engineering alum named to 2021 ‘Forbes’ 30 under 30

Jan. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt alumnus Graham Gaylor has been selected for the 2021 Forbes “30 Under 30.” The 10th annual list recognizes 600 entrepreneurs, scientists, activists and entertainers changing the world. Graham Gaylor Gaylor, BS’14, is the cofounder of VRChat, a social network that allows users to build virtual worlds to hang out in and interact with each other...

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Engineering grad student guides Google’s 2020 elections results experience

Dec. 1, 2020—Meet Troy Kensinger, Technical Program Manager responsible for Google’s election results experience. Troy also is a Vanderbilt student pursuing a master’s degree in computer science—online. Troy is from College Station, Texas, and currently resides in Los Angeles. What was your professional path to Google? The path started right after my undergrad from Texas A&M (S-E-C!)....

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