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Professor Jamey Young appointed to Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair

Nov. 23, 2021—Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Jamey D. Young has been named Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering. Cornelius Vanderbilt Chairs are established by the university at all Vanderbilt schools to recognize faculty who are engaged in groundbreaking research. Young is the director of graduate studies in chemical engineering and director of the Interdisciplinary Training in...

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New Extracellular Vesicle Research Center launches; NSF grant is an early success

Jul. 12, 2021—On July 1, the Program for Extracellular Vesicle Research became one of the nine official centers and institutes associated with the School of Medicine Basic Sciences. The Center for Extracellular Vesicle Research is led by Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Alissa Weaver, who holds the Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and also led the center’s previous incarnation as a program....

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Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

Apr. 15, 2021—INCA enables robust metabolic tracer studies A software tool for metabolic analysis developed by a Vanderbilt chemical engineer recently passed 1,000 total academic licenses and is the most licensed software on the university’s online licensing and e-commerce platform. Additionally, it was the third highest revenue generator on the platform, VU e-Innovations, for 2020. About 20...

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NSF seed grant supports biomanufacturing of new drug delivery technologies

Oct. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers awarded one of NSF’s 24 new projects to drive future manufacturing One of the challenges of drug delivery systems is to optimize their targeting properties so therapeutic compounds used in smaller amounts reach only a specific area of the body and result in little or no side effects. The ability to engineer the...

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I-Corps training supports commercialization of NSF-funded research

May. 5, 2018—Even as an undergraduate majoring in chemical engineering, Lara Jazmin, PhD’15, had a deep interest in applying math and science to real-world problems. She found a golden opportunity to do just that as a graduate student when she started working in the laboratory of Jamey Young, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Vanderbilt....

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Young Lab part of $10.7 million DOE-funded study of diatoms for next-gen biofuels

Jan. 20, 2018—Phaeodactylum tricornutum is a microscopic, single-celled algae with outsized potential. It is a leading contender to improve sustainable production of biodiesel and other products using seawater and carbon dioxide as raw materials. It captures and stores energy from light, grows quickly and contains a high proportion of lipids, which provide essential oils to much of...

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Dean presents 2015 engineering faculty, staff awards

May. 5, 2015—The School of Engineering recognized faculty and staff members for their exemplary research, teaching, and professional service during the 2014-2015 academic year. At the final faculty meeting of the year Dean Philippe Fauchet announced faculty promotions, recognized emeritus professors, and he presented four annual awards during a reception following the May 5 meeting. David Merryman...

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Engineering graduate student selected to attend Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates

Apr. 12, 2013—School of Engineering graduate student Lara Jazmin has been selected to attend the 63rd Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, this summer. The Lindau Meeting brings together graduate students and junior researchers with Nobel laureates in physics, chemistry, and physiology and medicine for a weeklong series of lectures, informal meetings and discussions. The...

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