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Jansen to receive Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award

Feb. 11, 2015—E. Duco Jansen will receive the Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award in April at the 35th annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Jansen, associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering and neurological surgery, was selected for his outstanding contributions to laser...

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School announces new department chairs, associate deans, five faculty appointments

Jul. 1, 2013—The School of Engineering has announced the appointments of two department chairs, two associate deans, and five new faculty members. The appointments are effective July 1, 2013. Douglas Adams has been named Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Adams comes to Vanderbilt from Purdue University where he was the...

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New initiative to develop a system that controls prosthetic limbs naturally

Nov. 18, 2010—Using beams of light to allow amputees not only to control but also to feel the movement of prosthetic limbs is the ambitious goal of a new $5.6 million Department of Defense initiative. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is tapping the new and rapidly growing field of “neurophotonics” to overcome one the biggest technical...

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Biomedical professors Anderson and Jansen elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows

Oct. 27, 2010—Adam Anderson, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and E. Duco Jansen, professor of biomedical engineering, have been elected into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Recipients of this honor, considered one of the highest in the biomedical engineering discipline, are chosen for exceptional leadership and achievements in medical and...

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Jansen to speak at Congressional Caucus about use of lasers in medicine

Apr. 21, 2010—E. Duco Jansen, professor of biomedical engineering, will be one of three speakers in a 90-minute Congressional briefing held by the Congressional Research and Development Caucus April 28, 2010, in the Rayburn House Office Building in the nation’s capitol. The briefing is sponsored by the Optical Society of America. The topic, Forum on Innovation: Technology,...

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Jansens elected Fellows of SPIE

Mar. 5, 2010—Vanderbilt biomedical engineering professors Duco Jansen and Anita Mahadevan-Jansen are among this year’s 62 new Fellows of the International Photonic Science and Engineering Society (SPIE). SPIE Fellows are honored for their technical achievements and for their service to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE in particular. More than 800 SPIE members have become...

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Jansen to lead American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

May. 15, 2009—E. Duco Jansen, professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, recently was elected president of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. The ASLMS is the world’s largest and preeminent scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It has more than 4,300...

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Jansen, Giorgio tell Board of Trust of ambitious goals of interdisciplinary research

Nov. 20, 2008—An ambitious goal of restoring human function to people facing life in a wheelchair through a marriage of neurosurgery, bioengineering and neurosciences was presented to Vanderbilt Board of Trust members during their academic programs and student life committee meeting Nov. 19. “We want to be able to restore function to someone in a wheelchair in...

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