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Alumna Jessica D. Haley joins engineering school’s Board of Visitors

Mar. 23, 2021—3M engineer Jessica D. Haley (BS’10, MS’10, PhD’15) has joined the School of Engineering’s Board of Visitors. She will attend the board’s virtual meeting today, which includes a ceremony to recognize the newest members of the school’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni and Circle of Distinguished Friends. While at Vanderbilt, the Jacksonville, Florida native simultaneously earned...

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Top ExxonMobil exec shares global energy supply, demand projections through 2040

Oct. 7, 2017—One of ExxonMobil’s top global executives provided a packed house of engineering students a front-seat overview of everything from liquefied natural gas to large drivers of projected global energy demand to career advice and algae. Developing economies will move nearly 2 billion additional people into middle class status by 2040, which will drive energy demand,...

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ExxonMobil senior chemical engineer gives public kudos to Vanderbilt, McCabe

Sep. 8, 2016—ExxonMobil senior chemical engineer Jessica Haley (PhD’15) gave very public kudos to both Professor Clare McCabe and Vanderbilt University for helping redirect her into a career she loves. ExxonMobil featured a question-and-answer with Haley in a Sept. 8 Wall Street Journal insert highlighting Universum’s top 100 employers. As a child struggling with asthma, Haley wanted...

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Engineering alum, ExxonMobil SVP Jack P. Williams talks energy, offers advice

Apr. 2, 2015—Jack P. Williams (BE’86) launched his career as a drilling engineer for ExxonMobil in New Orleans and saw promotions that took him to Alaska and Malaysia before he settled into corporate headquarters in Texas. The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering alumnus soon will mark the end of his first year as senior vice president and...

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