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Cynthia Reinhart-King to serve on National Academies inaugural New Voices panel

Jun. 8, 2018—Cynthia Reinhart-King, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, is one of 18 early-career leaders selected by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to serve on New Voices in Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a pilot initiative to engage a diverse network of emerging leaders in SEM fields across the United States....

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Your smartphone wouldn’t exist without university research

Oct. 31, 2014—(iStock) According to a number of economic studies, somewhere between one-quarter and one-third of our current economy is based on technologies that didn’t exist 50 years ago: They are the end products of basic scientific and engineering research. It’s hard to wrap your mind around a statistic like that. So five years ago, the Association...

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Vanderbilt Engineering leaps four spots on U.S. News annual rankings

Sep. 9, 2014—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering took a four-spot leap in the annual U.S. News and World Report undergraduate school rankings, grabbing No. 31 in a five-way tie – its best position ever. Vanderbilt University overall came in at No. 16 after maintaining its No. 17 spot for five years, also earning its best place...

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Doug Adams honored as Daniel F. Flowers Professor

Sep. 5, 2014—Doug Adams, Vanderbilt University School of Engineering’s Daniel F. Flowers Professor, was among the endowed chair recipients recognized at a reception hosted Wednesday by Provost Susan Wente and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeffrey Balser. Adams is director of the school’s new super-sized Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability, which formally opened in August in...

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