Skip to main content

‘Maithilee Kunda’

AI that thinks like people with autism will benefit software and learning tools

Sep. 6, 2017—A computer on the third floor of Vanderbilt’s Featheringill Hall scans geometric patterns, deciding which missing shapes would most likely fit in. It fills in those blanks about as well as a human 17-year-old would, and it’s getting smarter, thanks to a study of the way certain people on the autism spectrum see the world....

Read more

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News Research

Three engineering faculty proposals earn Discovery Grants

Jun. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s Office of the Provost has recognized three engineering faculty proposals with Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s primary means of investing in advancing the discovery of knowledge in its core disciplines and strengthening the university’s scholarly profile. A total of 13 faculty proposals have received funding. Discovery Grants are designed to support new ideas,...

Read more

Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Home Features Mechanical Engineering News Research

Vanderbilt engineering professor is recipient of inaugural NSF INCLUDES award

Sep. 14, 2016—Program’s initial awards total nearly $14 million The National Science Foundation has issued its first-ever awards for the NSF INCLUDES program, a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering by broadening participation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners...

Read more

Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Home Features News

Vanderbilt’s Kunda named to MIT’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ list

Aug. 23, 2016—For her work in the software field, Vanderbilt University computer science professor Maithilee Kunda has been recognized as a visionary on the MIT Technology Review annual list of Innovators Under 35 released today. The global media company recognizes exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. This list has been published...

Read more

Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science featured story Home Features News Research

School of Engineering recruits 3 new faculty members

Sep. 4, 2015—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering announces the appointment of three new faculty members to its full-time teaching staff. They are Hiba Baroud, Maithilee Kunda and Ethan Lippmann. After completing a Ph.D. at Oklahoma University’s School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Hiba Baroud has joined the civil and environmental engineering department as an assistant professor....

Read more

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Home Features News Research