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Vanderbilt part of coalition awarded $1M engine development award to advance sustainable manufacturing and supply chain innovation

May. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt University, in partnership with other institutions across Tennessee and Kentucky, has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program. The team’s proposal, “Advancing carbon-centric circular economy technologies for advanced manufacturing solutions (KY, TN),” is led by a coalition named Generate Advanced Manufacturing Excellence for Change...

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Adams accepts invitation to join Springer Nature U.S. Research Advisory Council to advise on future of research and research communication

Mar. 20, 2023—Douglas Adams, vice dean of the Vanderbilt School of Engineering and associate provost in the Office of Research and Innovation, has been named a member of the Springer Nature U.S. Research Advisory Council. Springer Nature is an academic publishing company that includes leading publications such as the Nature portfolio journals and Scientific American. Adams will...

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Oskay named chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Feb. 5, 2022—Çağlar Oskay has been named chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is a professor of civil and environmental engineering and holds a secondary appointment as professor of mechanical engineering. His primary research focus is on multiscale computational modeling and simulation of material and structure systems subjected to extreme environments and loading...

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Structural monitoring pioneer Douglas Adams named AAAS Fellow

Nov. 26, 2019—Douglas Adams, Daniel F. Flowers Professor, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for extraordinary research contributions in experimental nonlinear dynamic systems with societal impacts in the energy, national security and manufacturing sectors. AAAS also cited Adams, Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, for influential academic leadership....

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Faculty partnerships explored by Army Research Lab’s chief scientist

Nov. 30, 2017—The chief scientist of the Army Research Lab visited Vanderbilt to explore research collaborations with faculty who are conducting research on robotics, artificial intelligence and resilience. The visit was facilitated by Jaret Riddick, director of ARL’S Vehicle Technology Directorate, who serves on the School of Engineering’s Board of Visitors. Alexander Kott’s day on campus was...

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Adams earns Lazan Award for pioneering structural health monitoring technology

Feb. 24, 2016—Douglas Adams, Daniel F. Flowers Professor and Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the recipient of the 2016 B. J. Lazan Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics. Adams will accept the award in June at SEM’s International Congress in Orlando, Florida. Adams is being recognized for pioneering...

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