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‘Lloyd Massengill’

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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As electronics advance, so do radiation effects and reliability research

Dec. 2, 2011—, professor of electrical engineering and computer engineering, knows radiation from as far away as deep space and as close as our sun poses significant dangers to both space-based and earthbound computers that control missile-guidance systems, supercomputers and telecommunications systems, and even cell phones and iPods. The cost of service interruptions to such systems can...

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Software innovator Tuinenga joins Vanderbilt Space and Defense Institute

Jan. 9, 2007—Electronic industry entrepreneur Paul Tuinenga has joined Vanderbilt University as principal staff engineer and program manager for software development for the Institute for Space and Defense Electronics. Tuinenga, who co-founded MicroSim Corporation and Avista Design Systems, is known throughout the electronics industry for his contributions to electronic design automation and computer-aided design software for personal...

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