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Eminent molecular theorist Clare McCabe named AAAS Fellow

Nov. 26, 2019—Clare McCabe, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for sustained excellence and novel contributions to molecular theory and simulation and for distinguished service to the field of chemical engineering. In research, McCabe is one of the most visible members of the molecular...

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Chang receives Early Career Award for advancing fMRI data analysis

Jul. 25, 2019—Catie Chang has received the 2019 Early Career Achievement Award from a society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Chang, an assistant professor of computer science, electrical engineering and computer engineering, was honored this week at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society conference. Specifically, the award cites her “innovative contributions to...

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Schrimpf is president of the IEEE’s Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

Feb. 20, 2019—Ronald Schrimpf has been named president of the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society, one of the technical societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, effective Jan. 1, 2019. The NPSS is composed of nine technical committees, and a Transnational Committee, with a common interest in advancing nuclear and plasma sciences. The society sponsors...

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Vanderbilt’s medical capsule robots’ hardware, software goes open-source

Nov. 4, 2015—Researchers around the globe who want to customize medical capsule robots won’t have to start from scratch – a team from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering did the preliminary work for them and is ready to share. Through a website and a paper revealed at a pair of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)...

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Webster earns IEEE Early Career Award for his pioneering robotics work

Dec. 10, 2014—A Vanderbilt University researcher credited with pioneering work in robotics has earned one of electrical engineering’s highest honors, being recognized for innovations involving flexible, minimally invasive surgical robots. Robert Webster, associate professor of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, otolaryngology, neurological surgery and urologic surgery, will collect his Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Robotics and Automation...

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Pantelides elected electrical engineering association fellow

Dec. 10, 2014—Sokrates Pantelides (Joe Howell / Vanderbilt) Sokrates Pantelides is one of a select group of members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers who have been elevated to IEEE Fellow in recognition of their accomplishments in the field of electrical engineering. Pantelides, who is University Distinguished Professor of Physics and Engineering, was cited “for...

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Large university, industry team analyzes single electron that can zap technology

Jan. 15, 2014—Paper first-authored by engineering graduate student wins IEEE Outstanding Conference Paper Award As phones and other electronics shrink in size, they’ve grown in capabilities and ubiquitousness. But, as semiconductors – the omnipresent and indispensable building blocks of the electronics and computer industries – get to the 28 to 45 nanometer feature size (the diameter of...

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Reed elected to serve on NPSS Adcom

Dec. 7, 2010—Robert Reed, associate professor of electrical engineering, has been elected as one of three representatives from the Radiation Effects Technical Committee to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Administrative Committee, effective Jan. 1, 2011, for a four-year term. Reed is a Fellow of the School of Engineering’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics. ISDE...

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