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Engineering researchers extend software-development efforts for sustainable microgrids through $2.5 million DoD project

Sep. 16, 2020—Gabor Karsai, professor of electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering at Vanderbilt University, is leading a $2.5 million project to develop advanced software to manage microgrids, the relatively small energy systems that rely on local energy generation and storage. This latest effort marks the continuation of an earlier project with the U.S. Department of...

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$8.8 million grant to overhaul evolution of complex software systems

Aug. 20, 2020—All software is not created equal. At one end are apps on a smartphone and consumer-facing programs for which periodic updates to fix bugs and security issues are routine, like replacing an air conditioning filter or getting an annual flu shot. At the other end are large, complex software systems such as software used in...

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Alumni brothers take on cybersecurity’s moving target

Aug. 7, 2020—Without warning, freezing-cold air blasts from the vents, the stereo screams heavy metal music at deafening decibels, your transmission dies and the doors won’t unlock. The good news is that your brand-new Jeep Grand Cherokee is not a lemon. The bad news is that you have been attacked by a hacker sitting on his living...

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Vanderbilt engineers’ smart grid platform joins new Linux Foundation energy project

Jul. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt University is the first academic partner to join a new effort by The Linux Foundation to advance open source innovation in the energy and electricity sectors, contributing both deep expertise and a platform for smart grid applications LF Energy also has support from Europe’s largest transmission power systems provider, a network that represents 43...

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Vanderbilt School of Engineering, partners awarded $3.5 million from ARPA-E for transformational energy technology

Nov. 25, 2015—  (iStock) A new $3.5 million award from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy will support Vanderbilt University School of Engineering researchers’ efforts to create software that can control the Smart Grid – a decentralized power system that is more efficient, sustainable and reliable than America’s current electrical power delivery.   Gabor Karsai...

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Two Vanderbilt projects showcased at SmartAmerica Challenge EXPO

Jun. 12, 2014—Last year, the White House launched its “SmartAmerica” challenge. The basic idea was to identify research projects that illustrate how the increasing integration of computers with physical systems – sometimes called the ‘internet of things’ – can improve US competitiveness by creating new jobs and business opportunities that in turn will boost economic growth and...

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$9M NSF grant to help Vanderbilt engineers expand frontier of cyber-physical systems

Jul. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University engineers are part of a multi-university project funded by a five-year $9 million National Science Foundation grant to help determine the most efficient approach to designing and operating cyber-physical systems that support national health, energy and transportation priorities. Teams from Vanderbilt, the University of California, Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the...

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Karsai to create advanced software for DARPA

Dec. 20, 2007—Gabor Karsai, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Vanderbilt, and a team of researchers have been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create advanced software development tools and processes that meet changing military needs. The researchers will work on adapting large-scale software systems to address emerging threats such as...

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