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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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Fitzpatrick named Fellow of the IEEE

Nov. 29, 2010—J. Michael Fitzpatrick, professor of computer science and computer engineering, has been named a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) by the Board of Directors at its November 2010 meeting, effective Jan. 1, 2011. According to the IEEE, the award recognizes “unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred by the...

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EECS chair receives IEEE Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Merit Award

Aug. 15, 2009—Daniel M. Fleetwood, chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department, has received the 2009 IEEE Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) Merit Award, which recognizes an individual who has made outstanding technical contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences. Fleetwood accepted the award, which consists of $5,000, a plaque, and a certificate, at...

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Goldfarb team wins best paper award at ICORR 2009

Jun. 30, 2009—Mechanical engineering professor Michael Goldfarb and his team at VanderbiltUniversity received the IEEE-Best Paper Award at ICORR 2009 in Kyoto, Japan, at the 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics June 23-26. After an extensive selection process, the prize for Best Paper Award was given to the authors of “Self-Contained Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthesis: Initial Evaluation on...

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