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Engineering researchers use NSF and DOE funding to help improve transportation in India

Nov. 10, 2022—Abhishek Dubey, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and Ayan Mukopadhyay, a research scientist in Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, are collaborating with researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) to improve transportation in the city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently, the main means of transportation in the densely...

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Team designs potential solution for ‘India’s dangerous walk to the toilet’

Dec. 19, 2014—A diverse team of engineering students horrified by violent attacks on Indian women taking long trips to toilets came up with a safe alternative. Their project won first place in the School of Engineering’s Senior Design class – and it has the potential to change lives in nations where plumbing is considered a luxury. Biomedical...

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