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Professor Eric Barth is faculty head of Hank Ingram House

Aug. 23, 2021—Eric Barth, faculty head of Hank Ingram House, with his wife, Helen Bird, and their daughters—Nola and Kira—on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. One of the special parts of student life at Vanderbilt is the university’s uniquely personal and collaborative residential college experience. Undergraduate houses and colleges are led by faculty who live in community...

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Barth appointed faculty head of house, joining The Ingram Commons

Mar. 21, 2021—Eric Barth, associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been named the faculty head for one of the ten houses that make up The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Barth, his wife Helen, and their twin 14-year-old daughters, Nola and Kira, will move into the faculty apartment of Hank Ingram House in July. “We have been excited...

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New $2 million NIH grant advances less invasive procedure for TLE

Feb. 16, 2021—A Vanderbilt research team has received a $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to further develop a needle-size robotic surgery system with real-time MRI guidance for drug resistant temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). Such a procedure has the potential to reduce or eliminate seizures using a minimally invasive approach over the current standard of care,...

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Five engineering faculty awarded Discovery Grants

Jun. 29, 2019—Five proposals from School of Engineering faculty have been selected by the Office of the Provost for 2019 Discovery Grants, which advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in the university’s core disciplines. “Discovery Grants serve as a key internal funding vehicle for fostering research that has the potential to improve lives and address society’s complex problems—a vital part...

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Vanderbilt joins 40 academic partners to create, deploy robotic technology in critical manufacturing sectors

Apr. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University is one of 40 academic partners in a new robotics manufacturing institute in Pittsburgh that will be funded with $80 million from the Department of Defense and $173 million in matching funds from more than 200 participating partners, including companies, local governments, academic and nonprofit organizations. The Defense Department awarded the contract to...

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Fluid power industry, academic leaders pack panel discussion on advances

Oct. 14, 2014—If America wants to keep its edge in fluid power, its engineers must find ways to add even more value to manufacturing components, work across disciplines and make everything smaller. Fortunately, engineering professionals in both research and industry are up to the task, an expert panel addressing the Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference said...

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