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‘John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture’

Simulations predict health of composite materials from ‘birth to death’

Mar. 2, 2015—R. Byron Pipes to deliver Hall Engineering Lecture March 30 A globally recognized polymer sciences researcher will deliver the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture March 30. R. Byron Pipes, John Leighton Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Purdue University, will deliver a lecture titled “Simulation in Composites Manufacturing” that explores the integration...

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45th anniversary recognizes one of earliest U.S. biomedical engineering programs

Oct. 14, 2013—One of the earliest biomedical engineering programs in the United States, Vanderbilt’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is celebrating its 45th anniversary as a program and its 25th anniversary as a department in the School of Engineering. BME Week, commemorating these two milestones, kicks off Monday, Oct. 21, with a Birthday Bash, 2:30 to 4 p.m....

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Synthetic biology pioneer to deliver Hall Engineering Lecture Oct. 23

Oct. 7, 2013—James J. Collins will present his ground-breaking work in synthetic biology as guest speaker in the 2013-2014 John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture Series. The Hall Lecture is part of a weeklong series of events commemorating 45 years of biomedical engineering education at Vanderbilt, and the 25th anniversary of the BME department. The...

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Former NASA leader to deliver Hall Lecture Sept. 24

Sep. 1, 2009—Michael D. Griffin, a former administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, will give the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture – Challenges Facing the U.S. Civil Space Program – at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Featheringill Hall’s Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium. Griffin served as NASA administrator from 2005 to...

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Hornberger to deliver Hall Lecture Feb. 10

Feb. 10, 2009—George M. Hornberger will give the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture – Complicated Interdependencies: Water, Energy and Food – at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Featheringill Hall’s Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium. Recognized as an international leader in hydrology and environmental engineering and a member of the National Academy of Engineering,...

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Biomedical pioneer to speak on tissue engineering and drug-delivery innovations

Nov. 5, 2005—Credited with launching the fields of sustained drug delivery and tissue engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute Professor Robert S. Langer will give the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture at Vanderbilt at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Recognized as one of the most prolific medical inventors in history, Langer holds more...

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