• Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt team leads $6.89 million DARPA grant to train cyber agents against attacks

    Daniel Balasubramanian, a senior research scientist at Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, will lead a four-year $6.89 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create realistic network environments used to train cyber agents to counter advanced and persistent cyber threats. Estimates have… Read More

    Dec. 12, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineer leads DARPA project to enable AI machines to gain, share knowledge

    Kolouri wins $1M DARPA grant to investigate AI cooperative lifelong learning A Vanderbilt engineering professor is leading part of an international initiative to create advanced artificial intelligence programs that will enable machines to learn progressively over a lifetime and share those experiences with each other. Researchers hope the technology will… Read More

    Dec. 2, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    $8.7 million DARPA grant advances AI-assisted CPS design work

    A new, $8.7 million project—Design. R–AI-assisted CPS Design—involves pathbreaking work for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as future cyber-physical systems will rely less on human control and more machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence processors. Smart grid, driver-assist and autonomous automobile systems, health and biomedical monitoring, smart cities, robotics systems,… Read More

    Oct. 4, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    $8.8 million grant to overhaul evolution of complex software systems

    All software is not created equal. At one end are apps on a smartphone and consumer-facing programs for which periodic updates to fix bugs and security issues are routine, like replacing an air conditioning filter or getting an annual flu shot. At the other end are large, complex software systems… Read More

    Aug. 20, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt team wins $750K with AI to manage RF spectrum

    MarmotE team members (L-R) Peter Horvath, Peter Volgyesi, Sandor Szilvasi and Miklos Maroti. Vanderbilt team MarmotE cleared Phase 2 of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge held in December at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. With no real estate left to expand the… Read More

    Jan. 29, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

    Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools has joined with the Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies and Peabody College to create a platform to provide detailed, reliable and recurring information about the commitment of major employers to the public school system. This is the latest installment in a… Read More

    Jun. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Summer interns produce aids for amateur inventors

    Program coordinator, Brandon Knight, left, poses with interns Michael Eden, Sydney Bailes, Asha Elsberry and Lucas Cauthen with Jonas Aberle in front. (Steve Green / Vanderbilt) If you are a frustrated amateur inventor, you might want to thank seven Nashville high school students. They spent their summer working on introductory… Read More

    Jul. 22, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt wins $9.3M DARPA contract to evolve tools for military vehicle design

    Vanderbilt University engineers in the Institute for Software Integrated Systems have been awarded a $9.3 million contract over two years to continue their work to mature META tools that are part of a flagship Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) program. AVM is a portfolio… Read More

    Apr. 30, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tracking gunfire with a smartphone

    Vanderbilt computer scientists have developed a smartphone-based system for identifying the location where gunshots are fired. (Courtesy of ISIS) You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of… Read More

    Apr. 25, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    ISIS’ MarmotE team qualifies for DARPA Spectrum Challenge

    A team of engineers from Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems is one of 15 teams competing in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Spectrum Challenge. The DARPA Spectrum Challenge is a competition to demonstrate a radio protocol that can best use a given communication channel… Read More

    Apr. 16, 2013