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Vanderbilt student engineering team’s steel-timber beam machine wins DOE national challenge

Jan. 31, 2023—An all-women team from Vanderbilt won a U.S. Department of Energy competition that offers the winner an internship at a DOE national laboratory. Engineering science students Arielle Kopp and Alexandra Filipova and civil engineering students Maggie Chudik and Jacqueline Quirke created a composite beam machine that makes steel-timber beams. Steel and cross-laminated timber beams provide...

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Portfolio of alumnus-led green roof company includes top NYC projects

Feb. 2, 2022—The Javits Center, the United Nations, and the Chrysler Building share more than status as New York City landmarks–they all have, or will have, green roofs designed by a company co-founded by a Vanderbilt engineering alumnus. Sulman Usman, BS ‘12, is the CEO and a co-founder of Adaptive Green, a leading startup in sustainable roof...

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VU engineering alumnus named 2023 Schwarzman Scholar

Dec. 10, 2021—Aaron Niederman, BS’20, has been named to the 2023 class of Schwarzman Scholars. He is one of 151 scholars chosen from more than 3,000 applicants representing 33 countries and 106 universities. The Schwarzman Scholars Program, among the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, brings together the best minds from around the world to study the economic,...

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Engineering alum receives NELA award for achievements in human resources industry

Aug. 9, 2021—Dan George, BS’05, MBA’14, founder and CEO of Piper Key, has received the 2020 Nashville Emerging Leader Award in the human resources category. The Nashville Area Chamber and YP Nashville present the NELAs to recognize young professionals across 14 industries for significant accomplishments in their chosen fields and their contributions to the community. Winners were...

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5 questions with Golden State Warrior, engineering science major Damian Jones

Jun. 24, 2016—Engineering science major Damian Jones is a Golden State Warrior after Thursday night’s draft, selected No. 30 in the first round. The jovial, 7-foot-tall Jones was the only engineer among the SEC’s top-ranked players this year — other than teammate and computer science major Luke Kornet – a fact not lost on sports analysts. He’s...

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