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Freshman engineering student earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

May. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt freshman Evelyn Marx has been selected as a SMART Scholar by the U.S. Department of Defense. The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Award is designed to enhance the DoD workforce with “talented, innovative and brilliant scientists, engineers and researchers” by supporting students like Marx, an electrical engineering and physics major from Columbus, Ohio....

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Vanderbilt to lead $5 million Air Force center of excellence in radiation effects research on electronics

Oct. 29, 2021—Center aims to advance the understanding of physical mechanisms responsible for radiation-induced effects on emerging technologies The Institute for Space and Defense Electronics at Vanderbilt University has been selected as the Center of Excellence in Radiation Effects by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Air Force Research Lab. The $5 million, five-year program will be...

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Schrimpf receives IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Merit Award

Oct. 5, 2021—Ronald Schrimpf has received the 2021 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Merit Award for contributions to the understanding of radiation effects in semiconductor devices and integrated circuits. The Merit Award is the highest technical award presented by the IEEE NPSS and the selection criteria include the importance of individual technical contributions as well as technical contributions made by teams...

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New NSF university-industry center includes Vanderbilt space radiation effects and nanophotonics researchers

Aug. 25, 2021—EPICA anticipated to reach $5M in funding through support from industry, government agencies Vanderbilt engineering researchers are part of a team that will lead a new five-year Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program in integrated photonics for aerospace applications that is anticipated to reach $5 million in funding. Electronic-Photonic Integrated Circuits for Aerospace is a collaborative...

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Massengill receives IEEE NPSS Radiation Effects Award at international conference

Aug. 9, 2021—Lloyd W. Massengill, professor of electrical and computer engineering, received the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society Radiation Effects Award at the 2021 international Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC) in July. The lifetime achievement award recognizes individuals who have had a sustained history of outstanding and innovative technical and leadership contributions to the radiation effects...

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Space Force Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond visits Vanderbilt, laying groundwork for future partnership

May. 27, 2021—United States Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond visited Vanderbilt University to learn about the pioneering aerospace engineering projects at the university’s research institutes and trans-institutional programs. The visit also presented areas for collaboration with the newest independent service of the U.S. military. After an introduction by Vice Chancellor for...

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Vanderbilt launches high-tech module in national partnership to meet critical engineering workforce needs

Aug. 4, 2020—If this national workforce development model works as designed, a serious trend in America’s shrinking talent pipeline in highly specialized engineering fields will stabilize and turn around. “Engineering talent shortage is a top risk factor for American industry according to a 2019 Gartner survey,” said Mike Alles, Vanderbilt University’s lead principal investigator in a public-private-academic...

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Vanderbilt University, L3Harris Technologies collaborate to advance engineers’ space survivability design, analysis, and test skills

Feb. 13, 2020—Online training modules created to keep pace with evolving space electronics research will help advance the verification and validation skills of L3Harris Technologies’ radiation effects engineers. In a five-year partnership with Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Space and Defense Electronics, the advanced training program will leverage the expertise of ISDE engineers and faculty members within the...

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