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Philippe Fauchet to conclude deanship of Vanderbilt School of Engineering in 2023

May. 18, 2022—Philippe Fauchet (Vanderbilt University) Philippe Fauchet, who has led the School of Engineering through a decade of significant and strategic growth in research collaborations, academic programs, endowed chairs, faculty and student recruitment and more, will step down as dean effective June 30, 2023. Fauchet, the Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering and professor of...

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Freshman engineering student earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

May. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt freshman Evelyn Marx has been selected as a SMART Scholar by the U.S. Department of Defense. The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Award is designed to enhance the DoD workforce with “talented, innovative and brilliant scientists, engineers and researchers” by supporting students like Marx, an electrical engineering and physics major from Columbus, Ohio....

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Professor Emeritus A.B. Bonds remembered for Vanderbilt service, passion for music and cars

Apr. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt Professor Emeritus A.B. Bonds, 75, died April 10, 2022, at his home in Kingston Springs, Tennessee. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 23, from 5-8 p.m. at the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville. Tributes begin at 5:30 and all guests are encouraged to wear Hawaiian shirts, Professor Bonds’ favored attire. Alfred...

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Ndukaife receives NSF Early CAREER Award to investigate cell-to-cell communication

Apr. 18, 2022—Justus C. Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received a prestigious NSF CAREER Award for foundational research in cell-to-cell communication. His CAREER project, “Resonant Dielectric Optical Metasurfaces for Single-Cell Extracellular Vesicles Analysis,” will enable Ndukaife to associate the properties of extracellular vesicles directly to their cell sources—up to the resolution of single cells—a capability that...

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Charles Stephenson was former chair of electrical engineering department

Sep. 1, 2021—Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Charles V. (Chuck) Stephenson II, died July 25, 2021, in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 96. Stephenson earned a bachelor’s, ’48, master’s, ’49, and a Ph.D., ’52, in physics at Vanderbilt. He worked at Sandia National Laboratory, doing research in the then-new field of solid-state physics. After leaving Sandia, he...

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New departments answer growing demand in computer science, computational science, electrical engineering

Aug. 18, 2021—Music Row becomes Technology Row The School of Engineering has created two new departments from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to encourage innovation, accommodate enrollment growth, and focus on areas of strategic excellence. The existing degree programs in computer science will be housed in the new Department of Computer Science chaired by...

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Alumna Carlotta Berry named Giacoletto Endowed Faculty Chair at Rose-Hulman

Apr. 9, 2021—Carlotta Berry, who earned her doctorate in electrical engineering from Vanderbilt in 2003, has been appointed the Lawrence J. Giacoletto Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Her three-year term begins Sept. 1, 2021. The Giacoletto endowed chair promotes professional activity for electrical and computer engineering faculty members. Berry, a...

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Engineering Triple ’Dore selected for 2020 Student Media Hall of Fame class

Dec. 17, 2020—A Vanderbilt Television pioneer-turned-rocket scientist is one of five newest members of the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame. Patrick Taylor, credits his 12 continuous years of working in student media with helping launch his career at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Taylor, a Triple ’Dore who...

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