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MEDLab’s perennial engineering class for college-bound girls earns praise

Feb. 28, 2023—A hands-on interactive class designed by graduate students in the Medical Engineering and Discovery Lab (MEDLab) for high school students drew enthusiastic reviews from a Nashville college-preparatory school group. Sessions included introduction to engineering and STEM, computer aided design, robotics and coding, bioinspired design, and a civil engineering module on structure design. The three-week class, Structures,...

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PhD student mentors undergrads on week-long STEMSEAS expedition

Jan. 24, 2022—Shipboard program open to all undergraduate majors As a Vanderbilt undergraduate, Miguel Moravec took part in a research cruise that used multibeam sonar to map areas of the Queen Charlotte Fault off the Southeast Alaskan coast. He and other students also visited Exit Glacier Park and saw first-hand how fast glacier ice had receded over...

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Vanderbilt graduate students address legislators to advocate for NSF funding

Jun. 30, 2021—By Collier Roberts Members of the Vanderbilt community meet with a staff member from the Office of Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN09). (Office of Federal Relations) Two graduate students from Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering and one from the School of Medicine recently addressed legislators in Washington, D.C., virtually, sharing stories about the important role funding from...

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SPIE Medical Imaging conference gives students new perspective – as presenters

Mar. 8, 2018—Engineering graduate students who made presentations at SPIE Medical Imaging 2018 expected some performance jitters and anxiety about what their peers at this premier academic gathering thought of their work. What they may not have expected is the collegial give-and-take following their talks that sowed the seeds for new research avenues. Participating at such a...

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Mechanical engineering graduate student collects national and international astronautical awards

Oct. 11, 2016—Christopher T. Lyne has won two prestigious awards hailing his work in astronautics. Lyne, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, has received the 2016 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation Abe M. Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement in Astronautics. Lyne also received the Pierre Contensou Medal for first place in this year’s International...

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School launches Emerging Scholars in Engineering Lecture series

Feb. 24, 2016—The Vanderbilt School of Engineering is launching a new lecture series Feb. 29 that will showcase young engineering talent. The intent of the Emerging Scholars in Engineering Lecture series is to showcase young people from underrepresented groups who are nearing completion or who have completed a doctoral degree. “The goal of the Emerging Scholars series is...

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