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Engineering researchers share $300K award for brain studies

Aug. 25, 2014—Two researchers in Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering recently shared in a $300,000 award to fund their studies into how the brain works. Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Deyu Li and Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Yaqiong Xu received the award, one of 36 new Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research announced this week by the National Science Foundation....

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Alzheimer’s researcher from NC State to deliver Hall Lecture

Aug. 20, 2014—A North Carolina State University professor specializing in Alzheimer’s Disease research will present the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering’s Hall Lecture. Carol K. Hall studies protein aggregates called fibrils found in brain plaques, which contribute to neurodegenerative diseases such Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and the prion diseases. She will discuss current scientific thinking on why the structures form...

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Eight engineering faculty on committee to assess commercial value of Vanderbilt research

Jul. 13, 2012—Eight engineering faculty members are part of a newly formed 20-member Faculty Advisory Committee in the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC). The Faculty Advisory Committee is comprised of leading Vanderbilt researchers who were brought together to help maximize the effectiveness of CTTC in providing top-quality commercialization services to inventors.  The faculty-led group is structured...

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