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Alum Q&A: OptioLabs’ director of research talks software, Vandy life, fun office space

Oct. 8, 2015—Hamilton Turner didn’t require much assistance while recruiting at the fall Engineering & IT Industry Career Day – the 2010 computer engineering alumnus knows his way around just fine. But his ties to Vanderbilt University run deeper than that. As a Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech, his doctoral adviser was Jules White, now a Vanderbilt...

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Q&A: Top Boeing engineer, Vandy alum lauds aerospace club for wins

May. 15, 2015—Paul Turczynski graduated Vanderbilt University in 1990 with dual undergraduate degrees in electrical and biomedical engineering and a plan to go to medical school. Today, he’s the director for The Boeing Company’s Solution Architectures Group with the Electronics & Information Solutions unit. That path wasn’t as winding as one might think. The cross-disciplinary problem-solving skills...

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Sztipanovits receives Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award Medal for defense projects

Oct. 30, 2010—Janos Sztipanovits, E. Bronson Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering, received the Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award Medal and a Citation at the 2010 banquet of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Oct. 6 in Arlington, Va. The Meritorious Civilian Service Award is commonly the second highest award and medal provided to civilian employees within...

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Vanderbilt Engineering to join new national cyber-security initiative

Dec. 6, 2006—Terrorist attacks in cyberspace have been the subjects of science fiction and spy novels and movies, but engineering researchers at Vanderbilt will help make sure that reality never catches up with fiction. The Vanderbilt School of Engineering is joining the University of Memphis Center for Information Assurance and Sparta, Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., to create...

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VUSE part of national ‘Dream Team’ to design, develop new secure system for computer infrastructure

Feb. 18, 2005—Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering will play an important role in a major new $19 million National Science Foundation (NSF) multi-institutional center to protect the nation’s computer infrastructure from cyberattacks while improving its reliability. Vanderbilt Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) is one of eight university collaborators in the new NSF Team for Research and...

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