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Dean Fauchet announces annual awards and faculty promotions

May. 5, 2020—Dean Philippe Fauchet announced May 5 the promotions of five engineering faculty members at the final faculty meeting of the 2019-2020 academic year. He also announced four additional school awards. Two faculty members in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have been promoted to the rank of professor: Bennett Landman, electrical engineering, computer...

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Rafat receives Young Investigator Grant from Breast Cancer Alliance

Feb. 19, 2020—Recent research links post-radiation inflammation to TNBC patient outcomes Marjan Rafat, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded a Young Investigator Grant by the Breast Cancer Alliance. The two-year, $125,000 award will allow Rafat and her research group to investigate how radiation influences tumor and immune cell recruitment in triple negative breast...

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CPS verification expert wins Air Force young investigator research award

Oct. 20, 2017—Taylor T. Johnson, an assistant professor of computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering, has been recognized with an early career award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. He will receive a three-year grant to work on formal verification for cyber-physical systems (CPS) that is understandable and reusable. The $450,000 grant is part...

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Anilkumar, adviser to four-time rocket launch champions, wins Chancellor’s Cup

Oct. 4, 2017—Amrutur “A.V.” Anilkumar stopped mid-sentence in his fluid mechanics class, as Vanderbilt’s chancellor entered his Featheringill Hall classroom with an entourage of friends, family and colleagues. Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical and aerospace engineering and adviser to Vanderbilt’s four-time NASA Student Launch championship-winning club, soon would learn the purpose of Monday’s visit: to award him the...

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Valentine wins Chancellor’s research award; Paschal recognized for 25 years of service

Aug. 26, 2017—Jason Valentine, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was one of five Vanderbilt professors who won a Chancellor’s Award for Research this week. The award recognizes excellence in works published or presented in the last three calendar years. Recipients also received $2,000 and an engraved pewter julep cup. Associate Dean Cynthia Paschal was among about 30 faculty members...

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LeBoeuf, Hornberger, Mazita recognized during Spring Faculty Assembly

Apr. 7, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor Award winner Gene LeBoeuf, and Faculty Senate Chair Charlene Dewey. (Vanderbilt University) Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six members of the Vanderbilt faculty during the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research and service. “Connecting with colleagues and recognizing extraordinary achievement with faculty awards...

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Dean presents 2015-2016 faculty, staff and student research awards

May. 10, 2016—Dean Philippe Fauchet announced May 10 the promotions of seven engineering faculty members at the final faculty meeting of the 2015-2016 academic year and presented four awards at a reception following the meeting. Four faculty members have been promoted to the rank of professor with tenure: Julie Adams, electrical engineering and computer science; Scott Guelcher,...

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Dean presents 2015 engineering faculty, staff awards

May. 5, 2015—The School of Engineering recognized faculty and staff members for their exemplary research, teaching, and professional service during the 2014-2015 academic year. At the final faculty meeting of the year Dean Philippe Fauchet announced faculty promotions, recognized emeritus professors, and he presented four annual awards during a reception following the May 5 meeting. David Merryman...

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